Coronavirus kills US citizen
Officials at the American Embassy in Beijing on Saturday disclosed that a U.S citizen in Wuhan, China lost his life to Coronavirus.
According to the embassy, the 60-year-old American died Feb. 6 at Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan.
It was further learnt that a Japanese citizen is also reported to have died in Wuhan of viral pneumonia likely caused by the coronavirus but it has not been confirmed.
The United States says it offering up to $100 million to China and other countries affected by the deadly coronavirus to combat its spread, as the death toll rises in China to 722.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the announcement Friday.
“This commitment – along with the hundreds of millions generously donated by the American private sector – demonstrates strong U.S. leadership in response to the outbreak,” he said