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Latest on the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in China and beyond | IOL News

Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak which has killed 1 380 people to date:

2020-02-14 11:30:00 PM

Here are the latest developments around the Coronavirus outbreak which has killed 1 380 people to date:

Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak which has killed 1 380 people to date:

* 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.* The Chinese capital Beijing on Friday imposed a 14-day self-quarantine on people returning to the city from holidays to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, and threatened to punish those who failed to comply.

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* A World Health Organization-led mission to China will start its outbreak investigation this weekend. Read more: IOL News »

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