Dr Wang Ping of Wuhan No.8 Hospital has been infected, state media said today
News comes a day after the chief of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital died of the virus
Novel coronavirus has killed seven health workers and infected 1,700 of them
Chinese people have accused officials of trying to cover up the death of medics
Another hospital chief at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak has reportedly been hospitalised after contracting the disease.
Dr Wang Ping, the head of Wuhan No. 8 Hospital, was being treated at the city’s Jinyintan Hospital, state media said today.
Just yesterday, the director of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital died of the disease following ‘all-out rescue efforts’.
Coronavirus has killed seven health workers and infected more than 1,700 medical staff in China.
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