Published time: 04 June 2020
Authors: Penny Vlahos, Maria Montez‐Rath, Allison Staniec, Shuchi Anand
Keywords: Viral Infections, Global Health
The National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China has reported that as of February 24, 2020, a total of 3387 of 77,262 patients with Covid-19 (4.4%) in China were health care workers or others who worked in medical facilities.1,2 According to the Chinese Red Cross Foundation, the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, and public media, as of April 3, a total of 23 of the health care professionals among these 3387 persons had died from Covid-19 after they became infected during the practice of medicine in Wuhan and elsewhere in China.
Death from Covid-19 of 23 Health Care Workers in China