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Coronavirus Update: Death Toll Tuesday Over 100, ‘A Very Grave Threat,” Outbreaks in 24 Countries

Coronavirus Update: Death Toll Tuesday Over 100, ‘A Very Grave Threat,” Outbreaks in 24 Countries

TUESDAY’S FACTS AND FIGURES
Chinese health officials said Tuesday that 42,638 cases of the novel coronavirus had been confirmed, meaning an additional 2,478 cases had been confirmed in the previous 24 hours.  Meanwhile, the death toll jumped by 108 to at least 1,018 people.
The news marks the first day that the death toll was over 100. Out of the newly reported deaths, 103 were in Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, …

Coronavirus Update: Over 40,000 Cases, Spread of Virus Outside China is “Tip of Iceberg”

Coronavirus Update: Over 40,000 Cases, Spread of Virus Outside China is “Tip of Iceberg”

MONDAY’S FACTS AND FIGURES
The global death toll and number of infections from the Wuhan coronavirus continued to climb as of Monday. Officials in China said that the number of deaths had reached 908, an increase of 97 in the preceding 24 hours and the most deaths in a single day.  The number of confirmed cases is now 40,171, up 3,062 since the last report one day prior. Most of the deaths …

Coronavirus Update: Death Toll Climbs Over 700, An American Dies in Wuhan, the Virus Gets a Name

Coronavirus Update: Death Toll Climbs Over 700, An American Dies in Wuhan, the Virus Gets a Name

TODAY’S FACTS AND FIGURES
Chinese health officials said Saturday that 34,546 cases of the novel coronavirus had been confirmed, meaning an additional 3,399 cases had been confirmed in the previous 24 hours.  Meanwhile, the death toll jumped by 86 to at least 722 people.
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02-08 An American diagnosed with the coronavirus died in China.  The 60-year-old woman is the first U.S. citizen to die from the illness and passed away on February …

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Coronavirus Update: Faster Diagnoses, Doctor Who Warned of Outbreak Dies from Virus

Coronavirus Update: Faster Diagnoses, Doctor Who Warned of Outbreak Dies from Virus

TODAY’S FACTS AND FIGURES
The death toll and number of infections from the Wuhan coronavirus continued to climb. Officials in China said that the number of confirmed cases is now 31,161, an increase of 3,100 new cases over the previous 24 hours.  The number who have died from the virus has risen by 70 to 636, although the actual figures could be higher.
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02-07 China’s President Xi says that Beijing has “declared …

Coronavirus Update: Deaths Spiral, 28,000 Infected, ‘Wartime Conditions,’ and 2 Cruise Ships Quarantined

Coronavirus Update: Deaths Spiral, 28,000 Infected, ‘Wartime Conditions,’ and 2 Cruise Ships Quarantined

TODAY’S FACTS AND FIGURES
Chinese health officials said Thursday that 28,018 cases of the novel coronavirus had been confirmed, meaning an additional 3,692 cases had been confirmed in the previous 24 hours.  Meanwhile, the death toll jumped by 71 to 563 people.
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02-06 Taiwan said it was no longer issuing visas to Hong Kong and Macau citizens after new figures were released on the spread of the coronavirus.
02-06 “Wartime conditions.” Chinese …

Coronavirus Update: Death Toll Nears 500, Hong Kong Imposes Quarantines, U.S. Evacuates More Americans

Coronavirus Update: Death Toll Nears 500, Hong Kong Imposes Quarantines, U.S. Evacuates More Americans

TODAY’S FACTS AND FIGURES
The number of confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus rose by 3,887 to 24,326, Chinese health officials said Wednesday morning. The death toll jumped by 65 to 492.
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02-05 Hong Kong’s government said it will require people arriving from mainland China to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine in an effort to the potential for new cases of the coronavirus.  Carrie Lam, chief executive of the special administrative …