The most affected by the coronavirus city with a population of 120 thousand people is considered Italian Bergamo. This was stated by his mayor Giorgio Gori.
He clarified that the difference in mortality last spring and the current is very different. According to official figures, in the province of Bergamo 13 thousand cases of infection, at least 2700-2800 people died, and 670 people died in the city.
“We are talking additionally about six thousand deaths. This is the real number of deaths associated with coronavirus, ”Rory Novosti quoted Gori as saying.
The official compared mortality in Bergamo and New York and concluded that Bergamo is the most affected city from COVID-19 in the world.
Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan on December 31, 2019. The causative agent of the disease is a new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19. Later, on March 11, WHO announced the outbreak of the new coronavirus pandemic. In the world, the virus was diagnosed in more than 7.2 million people.