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China Lockdown Spreads To 33 Million People As Coronavirus Death Toll Rises

January 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

Topline: China has expanded its travel restrictions to at least 10 cities and cancelled major Lunar New Year celebrations as the death toll from a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak rose to 26.

  • At least 846 people are now infected with the virus in China and abroad, including in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, while people are being tested for possible symptoms of the pneumonia-like virus in the U.K. and U.S.
  • Most of the 26 deaths occurred in Wuhan in Hubei province, where the outbreak began. Deaths were also recorded in Hebei province, as well as Heilongjiang province in north east China.

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