He died of pneumonia.
In China from the coronavirus COVID-2019 on the morning of 18 February, died the chief doctor of the hospital in Wuhan Liu Jimin, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Browser.
According to The Global Times on Twitter, he became the first head of the medical institution in the country, died from the disease.
The official reason was pneumonia, caused by a new type of coronavirus COVID-2019.
Reports of the death of Liu Jimin in the local media, appeared on Monday evening. However later this information was removed as per the hospital said that the doctor is still on treatment. In the morning it became known that he still has not got over the disease.