Coronavirus Live Updates: A Somber Holiday as China Reports More Deaths

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RIGHT NOW Wuhan says it will speed up the customs process for donated supplies.


As China marked a somber Lunar New Year on Saturday, 15 more deaths from the new coronavirus were reported in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak. Other countries, including Australia, said the virus had reached their shores.


The latest deaths, announced early Saturday by the health authorities in Hubei Province, whose capital is Wuhan, brought the toll in China to 41. Just three of those deaths have been outside Wuhan: one in another city in Hubei, one in Hebei Province, and one in Heilongjiang, near the Russian border.


The latest victims ranged in age from 55 to 87, the authorities said. Eleven were male, and four female.


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Posted: 25 Jan 2020 17:50:17

  
  

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