New coronavirus shocker from China! Now, virus found in ice cream - Check eye opening details here
The year 2021 has just begun and here comes a new coronavirus shocker from China!
The year 2021 has just begun and here comes a new coronavirus shocker from China! According to latest news report by Associated Press, the coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, as per the government.
The Daqiaodao Food Co, Ltd in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, was sealed and its employees were being tested for the coronavirus, a city government statement said. There was no indication anyone had contracted the virus from the ice cream, the news report by AP said.
Most of the 29,000 cartons in the batch had yet to be sold, the government said. It said 390 sold in Tianjin were being tracked down and authorities elsewhere were notified of sales to their areas. The ingredients included New Zealand milk powder and whey powder from Ukraine, the government said.
Meanwhile, the overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 94.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.02 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University as on Jan 17.
In its latest update on Sunday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 94,417,649 and 2,020,103, respectively.
The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 23,727,467 and 395,372, respectively, according to the CSSE.
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 10,542,841, while the country's death toll soared to 152,093.
The other countries with more than a million confirmed cases are Brazil (8,455,059), Russia (3,507,201), the UK (3,367,053), France (2,931,683), Turkey (2,380,665), Italy (2,368,733), Spain (2,252,164), Germany (2,038,645), Colombia (1,891,034), Argentina (1,791,979), Mexico (1,609,735), Poland (1,429,612), South Africa (1,325,659), Iran (1,324,395), Ukraine (1,192,114) and Peru (1,056,023), the CSSE figures showed.
Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 209,296.
The countries with a death toll above 20,000 are Mexico (139,022), the UK (88,747), Italy (81,800), France (70,093), Russia (64,134), Iran (56,717), Spain (53,314), Colombia (48,256), Germany (46,464), Argentina (45,295), Peru (38,654), South Africa (36,851), Poland (33,213), Indonesia (25,767), Turkey (23,832), Ukraine (21,637) and Belgium (20,352).
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