China reports 71 more COVID-19 deaths, lowest in 2 weeks

Coronavirus, Covıd-19, Wuhan, Hubei

China reports 71 more COVID-19 deaths, lowest in 2 weeks

Coronavirus, Covıd-19

2/25/2020

China reports 71 more COVID-19 deaths, lowest in 2 weeks

BEIJING: China on Tuesday (Feb 25) reported another 71 deaths from the novel coronavirus, the lowest daily number of fatalities in over two weeks, ...

READ: World must prepare for 'potential pandemic', says WHO chief WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the peak in China occurred between January 23 and February 2 and the number of new cases there"has been declining steadily since then". However, WHO expert Bruce Aylward, leader of a joint WHO-China mission of experts, warned on Monday of outbreaks in other countries"increasing at exponential growth rates". Despite a downward trend in new case numbers, China continues to struggle to resume normal activity after the virus brought the world's second-largest economy to a standstill. The country also decided to postpone its annual parliament session for the first time since the Cultural Revolution. Tens of millions of people remain under lockdown in Hubei province, where the virus is believed to have originated late last year. A slight easing of the lockdown in Wuhan, Hubei's capital, was retracted shortly after being announced on Monday. Read more: CNA

Jordan bars travellers from China, Iran, South Korea over COVID-19AMMAN: Jordan said on Sunday (Feb 23) it will bar entry to citizens of China, Iran and South Korea and other foreigners travelling from those ...

Singapore leaders stand in solidarity with China over COVID-19 outbreakSINGAPORE: Singapore leaders on Monday (Feb 24) said the country stands in solidarity with the Chinese people during the COVID-19 outbreak. The ...

China says more than 3,000 medical staff infected by COVID-19BEIJING: More than 3,000 medical staff in China have been infected by the new coronavirus that emerged in the country late last year, an official ...

China 'comprehensively' bans illegal wildlife trade after COVID-19 outbreakBEIJING: China on Monday (Feb 24) declared an immediate and 'comprehensive' ban on the trade of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for ... Called it Oh please do...we know most outbreaks stemming from eating of wildlife 'delicacies' almost all traced back to the plethora of viruses hosted by bats, which somehow infect wildlife in one way or another...

New Zealand extends ban on arrivals from China on COVID-19 fearsWELLINGTON: New Zealand has extended a ban on arrivals from mainland China into a fourth week to contain the risk of exposure to the coronavirus, ... We prefer to park our ambulance at the bottom of the cliff, rather than extend the ban to other countries with sustained community infection. Update, I take it all back. Direct flights from South Korea stopped until June (per Newshub).

China postpones parliament for first time in decades over COVID-19BEIJING: China decided Monday (Feb 24) to postpone the annual meeting of its parliament due in March for the first time since the Cultural ...



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