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China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

Officials in China’s Hubei replaced after surge in deaths and criticism of provincial government’s handling of outbreak.China on Thursday removed the top political leadership in Hubei, the province at the centre of the escalating coronavirus outbreak, shortly after health officials there reported 242 people died from the virus on Wednesday[…]

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China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

Some 175 people, including a quarantine officer, have now been infected on the Diamond Princess off Yokohama.The death toll in China from the coronavirus outbreak continued to climb on Wednesday and 39 more people on a cruise ship off Japan were diagnosed with the infection as the World Health Organization[…]

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China’s coronavirus death toll soars to 722

The number of deaths from China’s coronavirus outbreak has risen to 722 on Saturday, surpassing the death toll from the SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) outbreak on the mainland and Hong Kong almost two decades ago. The total number of infections across China has now reached 34,546. The virus has[…]

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SA man in China desperate to return home with wife

A South African man who went to China to get married and meet his in-laws wants nothing more than to return home with his new wife so they can escape their isolated life as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Leicester Maneveld, 32, from Ottery in Cape Town, teaches English[…]

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