Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

Blagoveshchensk
Chita
Yakutsk

Birobidzhan
Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

Magadan
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Anadyr
Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky
Moscow

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Far East more concerned than others outbreak of coronavirus

Far East more concerned than others outbreak of coronavirus
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Residents of the Far East are more concerned than others in Russia with the outbreak and spread of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus. The total number of publications on social networks, comments and reposts about the virus over the past week exceeded one million.

As the Lenta.ru report citing a study of the Russian social social network Odnoklassniki, over the past week it mentioned coronavirus 80 thousand times. More than five thousand posts with the word coronavirus are created on social networks per day.

The most actively discussed virus in the Far East. In Vladivostok, it became the topic of 35% of publications, in Chita - 33%, in Blagoveshchensk - 28%, in Khabarovsk - 26%. These territories are bordered by China, in Chita one sick a citizen of China. 

As of February 6, more than 28 thousand people became ill with the new coronavirus in the world, most of them are Chinese citizens. 564 people from China and one foreigner died from the virus. The new strain has spread to 24 countries.

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