13 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: Sharp increase in deaths and cases in Hubei

Yesterday, 242 deaths from the coronavirus were recorded in the Chinese province of Hubei, becoming the epidemic’s deadliest day. There was also a sharp increase in the number of cases, with over 14,000  people diagnosed with the virus in just one day. Hubei has begun to use a broader definition

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10 Feb 2020

Coronavirus claims 97 lives in one day – but number of infections stabilises

Over the weekend, the number of deaths due to the coronavirus overtook the death toll of the SARS epidemic, which killed 774 people worldwide and originated in China in 2003. The number of people who have died as a result of the virus is rose by 97 in just one

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