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  • BEIJING, Feb 14- People returning to the Chinese capital Beijing from extended holidays on Friday were ordered to undergo a 14- day self-quarantine to help prevent spread of the new coronavirus, as hard-hit Hubei province reported more than 2,400 new cases. The official Beijing Daily newspaper said people failing to obey would be punished but it was not...

  • *China reported 5,090 new cases in mainland China, including more than 120 deaths, taking the number of infected to 63,851, and the number of deaths to 1,380.. *A World Health Organization- led mission to China will start its outbreak investigation this weekend. This is the third death outside mainland China the Philippines and Hong Kong have reported a death each.

  • *China reported 121 new deaths on Friday, bringing the toll to 1,380. Another 5,090 new cases were confirmed, pushing up the number of infected patients to 63,851.. This is the third death outside mainland China the Philippines and Hong Kong have reported a death each. *The Philippines has lifted a travel ban that was imposed on visitors from Taiwan, and will...

  • *China says mainland cases rise by 5,090, with 121 new deaths. Authorities reported 5,090 new cases in mainland China, including more than 120 deaths, taking the total number of infected to 63,851, and the number of deaths from the disease, now labeled Covid-19, to 1,380.. China's factories and offices are only slowly creaking back into life after Lunar New Year...

  • *China says mainland cases rise by 5,090, 121 new deaths. China's National Health Commission said it had recorded 121 new deaths and 5,090 new coronavirus cases on the mainland on Thursday, taking the total number of infected to 63,851.. Some 55,748 people are being treated, while 1,380 people have died of the virus that emerged in December in Wuhan, capital of the...

  • *China says mainland cases rise by 5,090, 121 new deaths. *Japan reports first death, third outside mainland China. China's National Health Commission said it had recorded 121 new deaths and 5,090 new coronavirus cases on the mainland on Thursday, taking the total number of infected to 63,851..

  • *Japan reports first death, third outside mainland China. BEIJING/ SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia, Feb 14- China's coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking with health authorities on Friday reporting more than 5,000 new cases, while passengers on a cruise ship blocked from five countries due to virus fears finally disembarked in Cambodia.

  • *Japan reports first death, third outside mainland China. BEIJING/ SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia, Feb 14- China's coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking with health authorities on Friday reporting more than 5,000 new cases, while passengers on a cruise ship blocked from five countries due to virus fears finally disembarked in Cambodia.

  • *China sacks provincial Communist Party bosses. BEIJING/ TOKYO, Feb 14- The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China's Hubei province rose by 116 on Friday, health officials said, less than half the number of deaths from the day before, when Japan reported its first fatality. The epidemic has given China's ruling Communist Party one of its sternest...

  • *China sacks provincial Communist Party bosses. BEIJING/ TOKYO, Feb 14- The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China's Hubei province rose by 116 on Friday, health officials said, less than half the number of deaths from the day before, when Japan reported its first fatality. The epidemic has given China's ruling Communist Party one of its sternest...

  • TOKYO, Feb 14- Global shares eased on Friday, as investors were spooked by a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus cases in China this week while oil prices extended gains on hopes of more production cuts. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.08% with South Korea's Kospi falling 0.25% while Japan's Nikkei slid 0.67%.

  • *Daily cases in China jump 14,840 under new definition. *China sacks provincial Communist Party bosses. BEIJING/ TOKYO, Feb 14- The Chinese province at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in deaths and thousands more infections using a broader definition on Thursday, while Japan became the third place outside mainland China to suffer a...

  • *Daily cases in China jump 14,840 under new definition. *China sacks provincial Communist Party bosses. BEIJING/ TOKYO, Feb 13- The Chinese province at the center of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in deaths and thousands more infections using a broader definition on Thursday, while Japan became the third place outside mainland China to suffer a...

  • Feb 13- U.S. officials reported the 15th case of coronavirus in the United States on Thursday, saying the patient was among those who had been evacuated from Wuhan, China, and placed under federal quarantine at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. It was the third evacuee and first at Lackland to test positive, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

  • *China's death toll reached 1,367 as of the end of Wednesday, up 254 from the previous day, the country's National Health Commission said on Thursday. Across mainland China, there were 15,152 new confirmed infections on Wednesday, bringing the total number to 59,805, it said. *The surge on Wednesday came a day after China reported its lowest number of new cases in...

  • *WHO praises Cambodia as officials board vessel. *Passengers may leave Cambodia as early as Friday- captain. SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia, Feb 13- Passengers on a cruise ship that spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over coronavirus fears cheered and clapped as the vessel finally arrived at a port in Cambodia on Thursday.

  • *Death toll surges by daily record 242 in Hubei. *China sacks Communist Party bosses in Hubei, Wuhan. SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, Feb 13- The Chinese province at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in deaths and thousands more infections using a broader case definition on Thursday, while Japan became the third place outside mainland China to suffer...

  • *WHO praises Cambodia as officials board vessel. *Passengers may leave Cambodia as early as Friday- captain. SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia, Feb 13- Passengers on a cruise ship that spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard might have the coronavirus cheered and clapped as the vessel finally arrived at a port in...

  • *WHO praises Cambodia as officials board vessel. *Passengers may leave Cambodia as early as Friday- captain. SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia, Feb 13- Passengers on a cruise ship that spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard might have the coronavirus cheered and clapped as the vessel finally arrived at a port in...

  • *Death toll surges by daily record 242 in Hubei. *China sacks Communist Party bosses in Hubei, Wuhan. That took total deaths in China from the newly discovered virus to 1,367, up 254 from the previous day, the National Health Commission said.