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Coronavirus: cases pass 66,000 as Beijing orders 14-day quarantine for returnees

Covid-19 cases pass 66,000 in China as residents in capital who flout new restrictions told they will be ‘held accountable under the law’Beijing has ...

Coronavirus: cases pass 66,000 as Beijing orders 14-day quarantine for returnees

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Coronavirus: 14-day quarantine ordered for Beijing returnees On orders from Beijing, anyone returning to the capital must go into quarantine for 14 days or risk punishment. Chinese authorities also said over 1,...
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Beijing has instituted a 14-day quarantine for anyone returning to the city, in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak AP Beijing imposed a 14-day quarantine on people returning to the city, in an attempt to contain the spreading coronavirus that originated in the Chi...
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Coronavirus live updates: New cases in China drop to 394; Beijing revises diagnosis protocol The number of new cases was drastically lower than the 1,749 reported the day before. It comes as Beijing introduced new measures that would allow Hu...
03:48, 2020-02-20

Japan cruise ship coronavirus cases climb to 175, including quarantine officer Another 39 people have tested positive for the coronavirus on the cruise ship Diamond Princess quarantined in Japan, with one quarantine officer also...
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China coronavirus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission gets underway The death toll from the virus has now passed 1,700. WHO experts have arrived in Beijing to talk with their Chinese counterparts on how to deal with t...
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China coronavirus cases pass 70,500 as WHO mission gets underway The death toll from the virus has now passed 1,700. WHO experts have arrived in Beijing to talk with their Chinese counterparts on how to deal with t...
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China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases during country’s busiest travel time, 2 in Beijing China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital. The outbreak co...
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Diamond Princess reports 79 more coronavirus cases as expert slams ‘completely inadequate’ quarantine Docked in Japan, the cruise ship holds the largest cluster of coronavirus infections outside of China....
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How the 'failed' quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship started with 10 coronavirus cases and ended with more than 630 Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters The Diamond Princess cruise ship went from 10 cases of the new coronavirus to more than 630 over the course of its two-week qu...
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Coronavirus: 70 more cases on Japan cruise ship as China infections pass 68,000 US, Canada and Hong Kong offer citizens on Diamond Princess flights home as death toll inside China reaches 1,665A further 70 people on the Diamond P...
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The number of coronavirus cases on the Diamond Princess cruise in Japan nearly doubles as passengers report going 'stir crazy' under quarantine Carl Court/Getty Images The number of confirmed coronavirus cases aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship nearly doubled on Monday — from 70 ca...
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Coronavirus: first Hong Kong death reported as China cases pass 20,000 – live updates Thirty-nine-year-old man in Hong Kong believed to have had underlying condition. Death is only second outside mainland ChinaChina’s leadership admits...
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Coronavirus updates: US flies out its Diamond Princess passengers as China cases pass 70,000 – live news Global death toll reaches 1,770 with first case in Taiwan, as Canada prepares to airlift its citizens from Japan cruise ship. Follow live news and la...
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Coronavirus live updates: confirmed cases in China pass 20,000 as death toll reaches 425 – latest news Authorities call for improvements following ‘difficulties exposed in response to the epidemic’, as US reports second person-to-person transmission – ...
02:24, 2020-02-04

Coronavirus live updates: first Hong Kong death reported as China cases pass 20,000 – latest news Thirty-nine year old man in Hong Kong believed to have had underlying condition. Death is only second outside mainland China – latest updatesChina’s ...
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02:24, 2020-02-21

Three Japanese returnees from Wuhan test positive for coronavirus: NHK Three Japanese who returned from Wuhan, China, on a government-chartered flight on Wednesday have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus,...
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China’s capital Beijing imposes 14-day quarantine on arrivals The Chinese capital Beijing is imposing a 14-day self-quarantine on all those returning to the city, and will punish those who refuse to quarantine t...
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Beijing to quarantine all arrivals as economic life struggles to pick up 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...
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People returning to Beijing under quarantine as China struggles to pick up economy 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...
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China tries to get back to work as Beijing sets a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals As of Friday, the COVID-19 coronavirus has infected more than 64,000 people in over two dozen countries, killing at least 1,380....
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21:00, 2020-02-16

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17:48, 2020-02-17

2 Russians escape coronavirus quarantine; 1 jumped out window Two women being quarantined in Russian hospitals amid the coronavirus outbreak escaped after complaining of dire conditions upon their return from Ch...
01:00, 2020-02-13

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23:36, 2020-02-01

Pentagon to prepare coronavirus quarantine housing for 1,000 people Defense Secretary Mark Esper has instructed the Pentagon to ready military housing for 1,000 people as it prepares to quarantine those who may have t...
22:24, 2020-02-01

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20:36, 2020-02-17

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13:32, 2020-02-03

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00:12, 2020-02-21

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U.S. confirms its eighth case of coronavirus, quarantine in effect U.S. health officials on Saturday confirmed an eighth case of the fast-spreading new coronavirus in the United States in a person who had traveled to...
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22:52, 2020-02-04

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17:48, 2020-02-14

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20:36, 2020-02-22

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23:32, 2020-02-10

Coronavirus: More to leave quarantine as cruise Britons isolate More than 100 UK nationals end their two-week period in Milton Keynes as 30 others begin their isolation....
09:36, 2020-02-23

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23:12, 2020-02-05

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13:00, 2020-02-16

Beijing cancels New Year events to curb virus spread: Beijing News China's capital city Beijing canceled major public events including two well-known Lunar New Year temple fairs, the state-run Beijing News said on Th...
13:48, 2020-01-23

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03:12, 2020-01-28

Wuhan to build designated hospital to treat coronavirus patients: Beijing News The Chinese city of Wuhan, epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, will build a dedicated hospital to treat patients, which it aims to complete in s...
16:12, 2020-01-23

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01:44, 2020-01-28

China coronavirus: WHO to hold special meeting in Beijing as death toll jumps Officials have postponed the end of the lunar new year holidays as spread of virus continues and lockdowns expandChinese premier Li Keqiang visits Wu...
07:24, 2020-01-27

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08:20, 2020-01-28

UK coronavirus latest: British Airways cancels all flights to Beijing and Shanghai until April 1 British Airways has cancelled all its flights to Beijing and Shanghai until April due to the coronavirus outbreak....
18:24, 2020-02-10

Coronavirus: Princess cruise to stay under 14-day quarantine after 10 test positive The Diamond Princess will remain under quarantine off the coast of Japan for an additional 14 days after 10 people were diagnosed with coronavirus. &...
14:36, 2020-02-05

U.S. evacuees freed from coronavirus quarantine, officials fear discrimination Nearly 200 people evacuated from the China coronavirus outbreak were released from quarantine in California on Tuesday with officials urging American...
01:00, 2020-02-12

Americans on coronavirus cruise ship barred from US after failed quarantine Enlarge / YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 19, 2020: A bus carrying passengers who will take the flight chartered by the government of the Hong Kong Specia...
02:12, 2020-02-20

Israel says those who violate coronavirus quarantine could face up to seven years in prison Israel is taking a tough stance against those who violate self-quarantines for coronavirus....
23:36, 2020-02-20

Diamond Princess cruise evacuee livestreams coronavirus quarantine A Diamond Princess cruise evacuee now being quarantined as one of the “high-risk” patients in Nebraska has been live-streaming her lockdo...
01:24, 2020-02-19

Coronavirus quarantine panic as 'used flu masks sold in China due to shortages' The footage - claimed to be from the closed-off city of Wuhan - shows piles of dirty flu masks in cardboard boxes, as the death toll from the outbrea...
20:16, 2020-01-24

Inside Wuhan’s quarantine zone amid coronavirus outbreak Soldiers wearing face masks screened people Thursday for the coronavirus in Wuhan, China — where doctors donned hazmat suits to treat patients ...
19:12, 2020-01-23

Coronavirus: two Diamond Princess passengers die as Japan defends quarantine US says efforts to contain spread ‘may not have been sufficient’ as Japanese health minister argues ‘we’ve been doing our best’Two passengers who wer...
10:12, 2020-02-20

Coronavirus: UK universities issue quarantine warning to Chinese students Students going to China for new year may not be readmitted without quarantine periodChina death toll rises - live updatesBritish universities have wa...
12:00, 2020-01-24

Hundreds of U.S. evacuees from China placed under coronavirus quarantine at military bases Another 350 Americans airlifted from the epicenter of China's fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak were placed under quarantine at two military bases ...
02:40, 2020-02-06

Pentagon approves quarantine for 1,000 people amid coronavirus outbreak The Pentagon has green-lit housing to quarantine up to 1,000 people as officials work to prevent the spread of the coronavirus from overseas travel t...
19:44, 2020-02-02

Coronavirus: Australia and UK to quarantine citizens repatriated from Wuhan for 14 days Australians departing Wuhan city and Hubei province in China will be flown to Christmas Island, where they will stay for up to 14 days as a condition...
14:00, 2020-01-29

Coronavirus quarantine ends for 195 people who flew from Wuhan to California All 195 U.S. citizens, mostly diplomats and their families, were quarantined at the March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County since Jan. 29.  &...
14:12, 2020-02-12

Barnard takes heat for quarantine of 13 students in coronavirus scare Barnard College placed 13 students returning from China in voluntary quarantine over coronavirus concerns and then threatened at least one with a ...
00:36, 2020-02-16

For Trump administration, coronavirus quarantine presents a fine balancing act The emergency declaration provides funding for states and local health officials to deal with the viral outbreak, and flexibility to reassign federal...
04:52, 2020-02-01

U.S. states quarantine handful of passengers under Trump coronavirus screening (Reuters - Only a handful of commercial airline passengers have been quarantined in the United States under new Trump administration travel restricti...
04:20, 2020-02-08

Coronavirus kills two people in Europe as officials quarantine residents The first fatality, a 78-year old man, died after testing positive for the virus just hours after 10 towns were locked down following a flurry of new...
11:12, 2020-02-22

Coronavirus: Wuhan Britons end quarantine as cruise passengers isolate The 118 evacuees leave after 14 days, as 30 others from a virus-hit cruise ship begin their isolation....
12:24, 2020-02-23

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs into law bill on quarantine rules for coronavirus Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has signed into law quarantine rules for Brazilians who will be brought back from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the e...
13:40, 2020-02-07

Hong Kong cracking down on people ignoring coronavirus quarantine Hong Kong’s health minister said Monday that people who ignore 14-day coronavirus quarantines will first be given a warning – then forced to wear ele...
16:00, 2020-02-10

Japan to quarantine cruise ship on which coronavirus patient sailed Japan's government said on Monday it would quarantine a Yokohama-bound cruise ship, after a Hong Kong man who sailed on it last month tested positive...
21:20, 2020-02-03

One Wuhan family’s tale of coronavirus quarantine, followed by infection … and tragedy Liu Mengdi could only look on as her relatives were ravaged by the virus. Now she has been warned to stop posting about their traumaCoronavirus lates...
08:00, 2020-02-16

U.S. confirms its 8th case of coronavirus; Pentagon to provide quarantine housing U.S. health officials on Saturday confirmed an eighth case of the fast-spreading new coronavirus in the United States and the Pentagon said it would ...
22:28, 2020-02-01

Americans could be sprung from Diamond Princess coronavirus quarantine on Sunday Hope is on the way for some 400 Americans trapped in coronavirus quarantine aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Japan — the US g...
08:48, 2020-02-15

175 now infected with coronavirus on cruise ship, including quarantine officer Enlarge (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) At least 175 people have contracted 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) aboard a luxury cruise ship quarantined in...
21:36, 2020-02-12

U.S. Imposes Coronavirus Quarantine on Group in California Evacuated From Wuhan The government took the rare step with 195 Americans who have been undergoing testing for the coronavirus at a California air base after being flown ...
19:44, 2020-01-31

Universities deny plans to put international students in coronavirus quarantine Group of Eight universities dismiss reports they will quarantine students from China on regional campusesAustralia’s eight most prominent universitie...
07:08, 2020-02-07

Ottawa not ruling out possibility of quarantine for coronavirus evacuees: Hajdu But Health Minister Patty Hajdu said quarantine would only be used on advice of health officials....
00:08, 2020-02-01

The coronavirus outbreak has only heightened Hong Kong’s hostility towards Beijing | Ilaria Maria Sala The street protests might be less well attended now, but resentment against the authorities is still growingThe coronavirus outbreak hit Hong Kong as...
14:00, 2020-02-13

China's Xi tells Trump Beijing will defeat coronavirus as doctor's death sparks outcry Chinese President Xi Jinping assured U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday that China is doing all it can to contain a new coronavirus that has kille...
06:12, 2020-02-07

State Department lets non-emergency employees leave embassy in Beijing as coronavirus spreads The State Department on Thursday authorized a departure of all non-emergency government employees from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, along with their ...
22:00, 2020-01-30

Chinese doctor who raised early alarm over coronavirus dies; Beijing declares 'people's war' One of the first Chinese doctors who tried to warn the world about a new coronavirus died on Friday from the illness, as Beijing declared a "people's...
23:24, 2020-02-06

British Airways cancels all flights to Beijing and Shanghai until April 1 amid coronavirus outbreak British Airways has cancelled all its flights to Beijing and Shanghai until April due to the coronavirus outbreak....
19:20, 2020-02-10

Esper approves DoD housing for US coronavirus quarantine after eighth case confirmed Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved government housing for 1,000 people who may have to be quarantined as a result of the novel coronavirus on Satu...
22:20, 2020-02-01

Coronavirus quarantine: US to evacuate nearly 400 Americans on board cruise ship in Japan The U.S. will evacuate the American passengers on board Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess, the U.S. Embassy in Japan announced early Saturday.  ...
15:36, 2020-02-15

Princess Cruises outlines plan for end of coronavirus quarantine as US evacuates Americans The U.S. will evacuate the American passengers on board Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess, the U.S. Embassy in Japan announced Saturday.   ...
07:12, 2020-02-16

Coronavirus: Diamond Princess exodus begins amid criticism over quarantine More than 3,000 people to disembark over three days after ship proved a fertile breeding ground for Covid-19Deaths rise over 2,000 in China - latest ...
06:24, 2020-02-19

Coronavirus quarantine panic as used and dirty flu masks sold to healthy people The footage - claimed to be from the closed-off city of Wuhan - shows piles of dirty flu masks in cardboard boxes, as the death toll from the outbrea...
20:32, 2020-01-24

Coronavirus UK: British citizens evacuated from China on way to quarantine centre on the Wirral Follow our LIVE updates on the coronavirus outbreak HERE It comes after two cases in the UK were confirmed There have been 177 tests carried out...
21:08, 2020-01-31

Third Diamond Princess passenger, 80-year-old Japanese man, dies after coronavirus quarantine A third passenger who had been on board Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess, the ship quarantined for coronavirus, has died.     &...
19:36, 2020-02-23

Diamond Princess passenger tweets food reviews during coronavirus quarantine An American passenger on board the Diamond Princess — a massive cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan because of the coronavirus ̵...
03:20, 2020-02-08

Coronavirus doctors ‘collapse’ as hospitals ‘overwhelmed’ in Chinese quarantine city Video shared online appears to show a medic sprawled on the floor after reportedly collapsing amid the outbreak in Wuhan...
02:16, 2020-01-24

Formula E racer Ma Qinghua speaks out after undergoing coronavirus quarantine period Ma will be racing in the Formula E race in Mexico City on Saturday night but had to travel a week earlier than planned as he played down fears over t...
21:12, 2020-02-14

U.S. confirms its eighth case of coronavirus; Pentagon to provide quarantine housing U.S. health officials on Saturday confirmed an eighth case of the fast-spreading new coronavirus in the United States and the Pentagon said it would ...
01:40, 2020-02-02

No coronavirus found after hours-long quarantine on cruise ship in Italy Approximately 6,000 passengers were held on the Costa Smeralda while authorities investigated two potential cases of the new coronavirus....
20:40, 2020-01-30

Women spark fury after escaping coronavirus quarantine by jumping out of windows The pair from Russia were being kept in isolation for possible infection, but claim they fled because of uncooperative doctors and poor conditions in...
06:36, 2020-02-13

Coronavirus: Princess cruise to stay under quarantine after 10 more passengers test positive The Diamond Princess will remain under quarantine off the coast of Japan for an additional 14 days after 10 people were diagnosed with coronavirus. &...
04:40, 2020-02-06

Brazil to declare emergency, quarantine people returning from coronavirus-hit Wuhan Alarmed by the growing risks of a new coronavirus, Brazil has decided to repatriate Brazilians from Wuhan, China, and will declare a national health ...
00:40, 2020-02-04

Two Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers die of coronavirus after quarantine lifts Two people who had been on the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise liner died Thursday after becoming infected with the coronavirus....
21:00, 2020-02-20

North Korean official reportedly executed for breaking coronavirus quarantine A North Korean official who returned from China has reportedly been executed for going to a public bath in violation of his quarantine – while expert...
20:24, 2020-02-13

Hundreds march in Hong Kong against potential coronavirus quarantine clinics Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched in multiple Hong Kong neighborhoods on Saturday against government plans to potentially turn some buil...
10:24, 2020-02-15

Coronavirus: Australia plans island quarantine as foreigners leave Wuhan Hundreds of foreigners fly out of Wuhan, as Australia announces a Christmas Island quarantine plan....
06:12, 2020-01-29

With mask and hashtags, Ukraine minister fights coronavirus rumors from quarantine When Ukraine Health Minister Zoriana Skaletska felt her messages about the coronavirus epidemic were not cutting through, she decided to join nearly ...
21:48, 2020-02-24

Coronavirus latest: Britons returning from Wuhan will be put in quarantine for two weeks - LIVE Britons returning from coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China will be put in quarantine for 14 days....
13:08, 2020-01-29

Coronavirus: Riots erupt in Ukraine as China evacuees enter quarantine Residents of a town that will house evacuees from Wuhan clashed with police amid fears of a coronavirus spread. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has ass...
03:48, 2020-02-21

Canadian government worker, flight crew released from coronavirus quarantine According to Canada's chief medical officer, five flight crew members and one government employee have been assessed and cleared for early release fr...
18:36, 2020-02-10

Free porn offered to cruise-ship passengers under coronavirus quarantine Adult website CamSoda has offered stranded passengers 1,000 free tokens to use on their camming services....
03:12, 2020-02-12

Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die, authorities defend quarantine Two elderly passengers became the first people from aboard a cruise ship moored near Tokyo to die of the coronavirus, the Japanese government said on...
18:00, 2020-02-20

Oscar fever grips cruise ship passengers under coronavirus quarantine Some cruise ship passengers savored lavish meals; others watched movies or were glued to the live Academy Awards broadcast. The lucky few whose turn ...
10:12, 2020-02-10

With selfie, Ukrainian health minister joins coronavirus evacuees in quarantine Ukraine's health minister joined evacuees from China in quarantine in a sanatorium on Friday in a show of solidarity after fears over the possible sp...
18:36, 2020-02-21

Home at last: Australians arrive for quarantine after weeks on coronavirus cruise ship More than 150 Australians arrived home on Thursday to begin two weeks of quarantine after finally disembarking a cruise ship docked in Japan where mo...
11:48, 2020-02-20

Protesters stone buses carrying Wuhan coronavirus evacuees to quarantine Ukrainians also clashed with police and burnt tires in protest over dozens of evacuees from Wuhan being placed in quarantine in their town...
12:00, 2020-02-21

World Health Organization chief to meet Chinese officials in Beijing as coronavirus deaths rise The coronavirus has infected 2,116 people and killed 56. Cases have been identified in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Nepa...
19:48, 2020-01-26

Coronavirus outbreak: death toll rises to 56 as inter-city buses banned from Beijing – updates Authorities in China say infections have risen to more than 1,600 while the US and Australia are pulling people out of stricken city of Wuhan. Follow...
07:52, 2020-01-26

Russian woman who escaped hospital coronavirus quarantine locks herself in home, report says Russian woman who disabled the lock to her hospital room and escaped a mandatory coronavirus quarantine over poor conditions is reportedly refusing t...
01:36, 2020-02-14

Coronavirus latest: 83 Britons who returned to UK from Wuhan prepare to spend first night in quarantine Britons who returned to the UK from Wuhan are preparing to spend their first night at a facility in the Wirral, where they will spend the next 14 day...
00:04, 2020-02-01

China chooses to 'sacrifice 11 million people in Wuhan quarantine to stop coronavirus' Chinese disease expert Yang Gonghuan compared the coronavirus fight to “fighting a war” as doctors in Wuhan admitted it was necessary to sacrifice Hu...
15:08, 2020-02-06

Bodybuilder medic posts update as China continues mass coronavirus quarantine Chinese social media sensation Yuan Heron has wowed her Instagram followers with a series of impressive bodybuilding snaps...
04:52, 2020-02-10

Diamond Princess crew member speaks out as experts question coronavirus quarantine A “scared” crew member aboard the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise has spoken out — claiming staffers aren’t bein...
02:00, 2020-02-13

Princeton students who visited China asked to self-quarantine amid coronavirus fears As many as 108 Princeton students were initially ordered to self-quarantine, but that number dropped after state health authorities issued new guidan...
13:52, 2020-02-04

Chef Jose Andres provides meals to Diamond Princess passengers in coronavirus quarantine Chef José Andrés' non-profit World Central Kitchen arrived Tuesday in Yokohama, Japan, to help feed quarantined Diamond Princess cruise passengers. &...
13:24, 2020-02-18

'A floating prison': Diamond Princess cruise passengers on two-week coronavirus quarantine "It's not going to be a luxury cruise; it's going to be like a floating prison," one quarantined Diamond Princess cruise guest wrote on Facebook. ...
12:24, 2020-02-06

Formula E driver Ma Qinghua forced into quarantine amid coronavirus crisis in China The NIO 333 driver has been forced to spent 14 days in quarantine in Mexico ahead of the Mexico City E-Prix, which takes place next weekend...
15:20, 2020-02-04

Coronavirus fears prompt neighbors of California mom, daughter in self-quarantine to call cops A mother in California who is under self-quarantine with her daughter claims a neighbor called the police on them out of fears they could spread the ...
20:00, 2020-02-19

Coronavirus latest: Brits saved from Wuhan head to hospital to begin 14-day quarantine A group of Brits saved from the epicentre of the coronavirus in China are heading to hospital to start a 14-day quarantine after touching down in Eng...
18:44, 2020-01-31

Coronavirus Live Updates: Wuhan to Round Up the Infected for Mass Quarantine Camps The mass quarantine was ordered in the city at the center of the outbreak, but it’s not clear if the authorities there would be able to provide even ...
21:16, 2020-02-06

Cruise industry bolstering coronavirus screening measures as multiple ships are under quarantine The cruise industry is stepping up measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak, Cruise Lines International Association said Friday.    ...
18:04, 2020-02-07

Alla Ilyina, who escaped coronavirus quarantine in Russia, ordered back to hospital Alla Ilyina, 32, was placed under a 14-day coronavirus quarantine at the Botkin Hospital for Infectious Diseases in St. Petersburg after returning fr...
18:48, 2020-02-17

Japanese data on cruise ship coronavirus infections backs quarantine strategy Newly released data from a Japanese research institute appears to back the government's case that its quarantine strategy for the Diamond Princess cr...
15:00, 2020-02-20

Officials in Hong Kong are using wristbands to track families that are under Wuhan coronavirus quarantine AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim People in Hong Kong who visited the Hubei province in China will be placed on in-home quarantine and tracked using wristbands...
18:28, 2020-02-04

US to fly home citizens in coronavirus quarantine aboard Diamond Princess cruise ship The U.S. State Department is sending chartered planes to Japan Sunday night to evacuate the nearly 400 Americans who remain quarantined aboard the Di...
18:24, 2020-02-16

China’s coronavirus patients will be ‘nailed to pillar of historical shame’ if they leave quarantine Chinese authorities are placing coronavirus patients into mass quarantine sites and telling prospective deserters they will be “nailed to the p...
02:08, 2020-02-07

350 more evacuees from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, have arrived at US military bases for a 14-day quarantine Mike Blake/Reuters Roughly 350 passengers evacuated from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a novel coronavirus outbreak that has ki...
14:52, 2020-02-05

Coronavirus fears prompt Japan to quarantine thousands of passengers on cruise ship The virus has killed at least 425 people in mainland China, with at least two other deaths in surrounding countries....
11:24, 2020-02-04

WHO reports 92 cases of human-to-human coronavirus cases outside China There have been 92 cases of human-to-human spread of the coronavirus in 12 countries outside China but the World Health Organization does not have th...
18:12, 2020-02-18

Coronavirus outbreak: China bans wildlife trade and inter-city buses barred from Beijing – updates As the death toll reaches 56, the Chinese government has stepped up its efforts to stop the spread of the virus. Follow all the latest developments h...
09:00, 2020-01-26

Coronavirus live updates: Beijing city bans group meals as China death toll hits 563 As of Wednesday, more than 28,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in China, resulting in 563 deaths....
03:16, 2020-02-06

CDC confirms 15th US case of coronavirus among Wuhan evacuees under quarantine at Texas military base More than 600 people remain in quarantine, the CDC said, as the first American evacuees from Wuhan were released from March Air Reserve Base in River...
17:48, 2020-02-13

Chinese family 'chained inside home' in disturbing video amid coronavirus quarantine The coronavirus outbreak has seen people locked in their homes in Zhejiang, China, as alleged in this video and backed up by reports in local media...
14:20, 2020-02-09

Coronavirus LIVE: North London GP surgery closes first patients leave quarantine in Merseyside The first patients have left coronavirus quarantine in Merseyside as a GP surgery in north London was closed due to concerns over the illness....
16:12, 2020-02-13

Trump administration declares coronavirus outbreak emergency, will quarantine US citizens returning from Wuhan Health and Human Services secretary Alex Azar, chairman of President Trump's coronavirus task force, declared the outbreak a public health emergency....
22:00, 2020-01-31

South Korea's Moon urges calm amid protests over coronavirus quarantine sites South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged residents not to give in to fear as the country prepared to evacuate the first of around 700 citizens from t...
04:08, 2020-01-30

Passengers begin leaving coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess cruise liner as quarantine ends Passengers on the coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan have begun to disembark after their two-week quarantine came to an end....
12:24, 2020-02-19

Coronavirus: Fifth death in South Korea as evacuated Brits from Diamond Princess begin first day of quarantine A repatriation flight carrying 32 British and European evacuees from the vessel touched down at Ministry of Defence base Boscombe Down in Wiltshire s...
10:12, 2020-02-23

Diamond Princess cruise ship's coronavirus quarantine is ending, but Americans will have to wait to come home Hundreds are scheduled to return to reality after a two week quarantine on Diamond Princess, currently docked off the coast of Yokohama, Japan.  ...
00:36, 2020-02-19

Brits on coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship to be flown home on Friday before 14-day quarantine British nationals on the coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess cruise liner in Japan will finally be flown home on an evacuation flight on Friday....
03:12, 2020-02-20

Britons stranded in China's coronavirus epicentre finally fly home as they prepare for quarantine in UK British nationals who were trapped at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China have caught their evacuation flight back to the UK....
04:20, 2020-01-31

Coronavirus: two people die in Iran as cruise ship Britons face Wirral quarantine - as it happened Deaths in mainland China pass 2,000 and Foreign Office tells Britons to stay on the Diamond Princess cruise shipChina’s handling of the virus is a di...
01:12, 2020-02-20

Diamond Princess cruise ship's coronavirus quarantine is ending, but Americans must wait to come home Hundreds are scheduled to return to reality after a two week quarantine on Diamond Princess, currently docked off the coast of Yokohama, Japan.  ...
06:48, 2020-02-19

Diamond Princess cruise ship's coronavirus quarantine ends, but Americans must wait to come home Hundreds began the return to reality after a two week quarantine on Diamond Princess, currently docked off the coast of Yokohama, Japan.   ...
13:36, 2020-02-19

Ukrainians Hurl Stones at China Evacuees En Route to Quarantine Amid Coronavirus Fears (NOVI SANZHARY, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged in...
23:36, 2020-02-20

Patients in Russia have broken through locks and jumped out of windows in order to escape coronavirus quarantine Yuri Shestak/Vsluh.ru/Handout via REUTERS Three patients in Russia under quarantine for coronavirus orchestrated two unrelated dramatic escapes from ...
08:12, 2020-02-14

A crowd in Ukraine threw bricks at buses carrying coronavirus evacuees from Wuhan to quarantine REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko A crowd of Ukrainian protesters on Thursday attacked buses ferrying Wuhan evacuees to a quarantine hospital. The buses were...
12:12, 2020-02-21

Hong Kong protesters set planned quarantine building on fire amid coronavirus concerns Vincent Yu/AP A group of protesters launched a Molotov cocktail in a newly built Hong Kong residential building that was slated to serve as a quarant...
09:12, 2020-01-27

Coronavirus latest: Buses carrying 83 Britons who returned to UK from Wuhan arrive at quarantine facility Buses carrying 83 Britons who returned to the UK from Wuhan on Friday morning have arrived at a facility on the Wirral....
21:08, 2020-01-31

Coronavirus news latest: More than 100 Brits evacuated from Wuhan released from quarantine in Milton Keynes More than 100 people rescued from the coronavirus epicentre in China are being released from quarantine in Milton Keynes....
13:12, 2020-02-23

Coronavirus live updates: Airbnb temporarily halts check-ins for Beijing bookings as China death toll tops 900 Airbnb said it has suspended bookings of all listings in Beijing, with check-in dates from Feb. 7 to Feb. 29, in guidance from local authorities....
07:52, 2020-02-10

China's central bank Beijing operation ensures more re-discounted loans for coronavirus-hit firms: Shanghai Securities News The Chinese central bank's Beijing operation said it will ensure re-discounted loans issued in the first quarter of 2020 will be at least 10 billion ...
18:12, 2020-02-06

Coronavirus: NHS orders 'assessment pods' for every hospital The move is meant to protect other patients from infection if people ignore advice to self-isolate....
18:24, 2020-02-05

Coronavirus latest: Son of 'coronavirus' cruise passengers call on UK to help as Japan announces more cases -LIVE The son of two British passengers on the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship who have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus has said his pa...
13:00, 2020-02-18

China’s coronavirus death toll hits 563 as Hong Kong, Japan quarantine 2 cruise ships Health officials said in the last 24 hours, the U.N. health agency has seen the biggest jump in cases since the start of the epidemic....
02:48, 2020-02-06

Coronavirus LIVE: North London GP surgery closes doors as patients leave quarantine in Merseyside More than 80 people quarantined on the Wirral will be spending their first night at home tonight after being allowed to leave following 14 days in is...
20:48, 2020-02-13

Diabetic tells of coma fears after passengers are confined to cabins in cruise ship coronavirus quarantine A British man today told how he and his wife have been quarantined on board a cruise ship for a fortnight off the coast of Japan after 10 passengers ...
15:44, 2020-02-05

Coronavirus: two people die in Iran as cruise ship Britons face Wirral quarantine - latest updates Deaths in mainland China pass 2,000 and Foreign Office tells Britons to stay on the Diamond Princess cruise shipChina’s handling of the virus is a di...
19:00, 2020-02-19

Hong Kong's Disneyland is letting the government use some of its land to quarantine people and stop the coronavirus spreading Hong Kong's Disneyland is letting the city use its sites to quarantine people as the government tries to stop the deadly coronavirus from spreading. ...
11:36, 2020-02-15

iPhone maker and key Apple supplier Foxconn to quarantine its workers for up to 2 weeks amid coronavirus fears Axios on HBO/YouTube Key Apple supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, better-known as Foxconn, will quarantine its workers for up to 2 weeks amid fe...
13:00, 2020-02-05

A robot named Little Peanut is delivering food to people in quarantine amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak A video captured a robot named Little Peanut delivering food to people under quarantine in China after being in contact with flight passengers who ma...
06:44, 2020-01-29

US college students under strict quarantine after returning from China since the coronavirus outbreak say 'it feels like I've been told I deserve this' Indonesian Foreign Ministry via AP As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread around the world, some university students in the US are under strict...
21:28, 2020-02-10

Trump declares coronavirus outbreak a public emergency, will ban foreign travel from China and quarantine US citizens The Trump administration said that it would deny entry to foreign nationals traveling from China to the U.S. and quarantine returning U.S. citizens t...
22:36, 2020-01-31

Britons stranded in China's coronavirus epicentre board evacuation flight and prepare for quarantine in UK British nationals who have been trapped at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China have boarded their evacuation flight to return the UK....
03:16, 2020-01-31

Britons stranded in China's coronavirus zone set to land in UK after evacuation flight as they prepare for quarantine British nationals who were trapped at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China have caught their evacuation flight back to the UK....
07:32, 2020-01-31

Trump administration declares coronavirus outbreak a public emergency, will quarantine US citizens returning from Wuhan Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, chairman of President Trump's coronavirus task force, declared the outbreak a public health emergency....
22:16, 2020-01-31

Coronavirus LIVE: First patients leave quarantine in Merseyside as north London GP surgery closes due to illness The first patients have left coronavirus quarantine in Merseyside as a GP surgery in north London was closed due to concerns over the illness....
15:48, 2020-02-13

Can coronavirus pass from mother to baby? Maybe, but experts need more research The case involving a newborn has raised concerns about the ever-changing potential of the epidemic....
16:40, 2020-02-07

Coronavirus live updates: Delta speeds up China flight suspensions, Beijing cancels tariffs on US anti-virus products Roughly 2,100 new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in China, raising the global total to nearly 12,000, according to the Chinese and Worl...
18:24, 2020-02-01

Coronavirus: NHS orders 'assessment pods' in England hospitals The move is meant to protect other patients from infection if people ignore advice to self-isolate....
21:24, 2020-02-05

Coronavirus live updates: 'compulsory quarantine' on all arrivals to Hong Kong from mainland China – latest news Thousands on board Diamond Princess cruise ship in offshore quarantine in Japan after 10 people test positive, as China death toll passes 490Thousand...
14:20, 2020-02-05

Experts say the cruise ship quarantine was unjustified and violated human rights, letting the coronavirus 'literally pick them off one by one' Associated Press After an extra 14 days on the waves, passengers and crew left onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship for a COVID-19 quarantine in ...
16:00, 2020-02-19

Urban planners say China's effort to quarantine 35 million people could help contain the coronavirus outbreak — but it's impossible to seal off a city Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images) At least 12 Chinese cities have been put on lockdown as a deadly coronavirus spreads across the country. The virus has kille...
21:08, 2020-01-27

'Wholly inappropriate' quarantine practices may have helped spread coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, experts say Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon Strict quarantine on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship called the Diamond Princess may have made the situation worse, some ex...
09:00, 2020-02-16

Coronavirus: first death outside China recorded as total fatalities pass 300 Man from Wuhan has died in a Philippines hospital, says WHO, amid growing unease between China and Hong Kong over its open borderThe first death outs...
04:56, 2020-02-02

YPG returnees: Counterterrorist fighters under suspicion The Kurdish YPG militia did the heavy lifting in the fight against the "Islamic State," yet many foreign YPG adherents, including Germans, have come ...
20:32, 2020-01-05

Fashion house Chanel cancels Beijing show over growing coronavirus fears, as the outbreak continues to wreak havoc on luxury brands Thomas Peter/Reuters Chanel cancelled its May show in China due to the coronavirus outbreak. "At the foremost are the health and well-being of its te...
15:00, 2020-02-18

Apple can’t outwait coronavirus, moves orders to manufacturers outside of China The effects of the coronavirus outbreak ripple throughout the world not only in the form of sick people but economically as well. Restrictions impose...
14:12, 2020-02-12

Turkish clothes makers see orders shifting from coronavirus-hit China Several fashion retailers that manufacture clothing in coronavirus-hit China are in talks with Turkish firms about shifting production to Turkey, two...
15:28, 2020-02-07

China orders coronavirus corpses to be ‘instantly burned’ in funeral ban Communist Party officials have issued strict instructions about the handling of the dead as the death toll continues to rise – with more than 17,300 ...
14:04, 2020-02-03

US declares coronavirus ‘public health emergency,’ orders quarantines WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday declared the coronavirus a public health emergency and ordered all US citizens returning from the cen...
22:44, 2020-01-31

Xi orders centralized response to coronavirus: 'It is our responsibility to prevent and control it' China has quarantined three cities, encompassing about 35 million people, to try to contain the spread ⁠of the coronavirus....
23:12, 2020-01-25

China orders 1,400 military doctors, nurses to treat coronavirus China will deploy 1,400 medical personnel from the military to treat patients infected with the deadly coronavirus, according to reports. President X...
22:32, 2020-02-02

In Japan, Animal Crossing Switch Pre-Orders Delayed Due To Coronavirus Pre-orders for that beautiful Animal Crossing-themed Switch hardware and the matching carrying case have been moved from February 8 to TBA....
11:28, 2020-02-06

China extended its Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities, cutting off 19 million people in an unprecedented effort to stop the outbreak Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images) China has extended travel restrictions to two more cities as part of an unprecedented quarantine to try and control a corona...
14:52, 2020-01-23

Coronavirus live updates: all arrivals to Hong Kong from mainland China face 'compulsory quarantine' – latest news Thousands on board Diamond Princess cruise ship in offshore quarantine in Japan after 10 people test positive, as China death toll passes 490Thousand...
13:12, 2020-02-05

Mothers may pass coronavirus to unborn children, say Chinese doctors: state TV Pregnant women infected with the new coronavirus may be able to pass it to their unborn child, doctors at the Wuhan Children Hospital said on Wednesd...
11:44, 2020-02-05

Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China pass coronavirus screening test All 201 passengers had already been through two screenings in China and were screened twice more in Anchorage by the Centers for Disease Control and ...
13:28, 2020-01-29

FROM THE FIELD: Chad returnees’ reluctant homecoming Citizens of Chad who have spent most of their lives as refugees in neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) have been talking to the UN humanitari...
14:28, 2020-02-05

Myanmar willing to repatriate ‘verified returnees’ from Bangladesh Myanmar is prioritizing the repatriation of scores of people who fled violence in northern Rakhine state for Bangladesh, a senior official from the c...
02:32, 2019-09-29

Life under quarantine: Civil rights activists criticize 'unprecedented' coronavirus lockdowns as evacuees bond at Super Bowl party "Quarantining somebody is an extraordinary deprivation of their liberties," said ACLU senior policy analyst Jay Stanley said....
21:32, 2020-02-05

Americans in coronavirus quarantine were flown from Wuhan on cargo planes with no windows and flight crews dressed in full hazmat suits Flickr Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China amid the rapid spread of the new coronavirus were transported back to the United States on windowless ca...
19:52, 2020-02-08

Coronavirus: panic and anger in Wuhan as China orders city into lockdown Supermarket shelves are empty and face masks have sold out as residents of city at the centre of the deadly virus hoard supplies and retreat insideA ...
07:12, 2020-01-23

China orders 1,4000 military doctors, nurses to treat coronavirus China will deploy 1,400 medical personnel from the military to treat patients infected with the deadly coronavirus, according to reports. President X...
19:00, 2020-02-02

Americans Evacuated From Wuhan Pass Coronavirus Health Screening Test Upon Return to U.S. (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — A plane evacuating more than 200 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak continued Wednesday on t...
16:12, 2020-01-30

Coronavirus live updates: deaths pass 1,000 as infections rise over 42,000 – latest news Xi Jinping makes rare appearance at Beijing hospital as nervous global investors turn to safe havens like gold. Follow updates live‘Come back soon’: ...
01:12, 2020-02-11

Mums with coronavirus may pass on disease to unborn children after baby tests positive Doctors have warned that pregnant victims of the coronavirus outbreak, which started in Wuhan, China, risk passing on the disease to their unborn chi...
19:36, 2020-02-05

Germany: Don't panic over Islamic State returnees' arrival Berlin has tried to reassure the public that suspected German Islamic State supporters being deported from Turkey this week do not pose a security th...
17:32, 2019-11-14

Germany: Don't panic over 'Islamic State' returnees' arrival Berlin has tried to reassure the public that suspected German Islamic State supporters being deported from Turkey this week do not pose a security th...
19:12, 2019-11-14

FBI orders $40K worth of face masks, hand sanitizer in case of coronavirus outbreak The FBI isn’t taking any chances if the coronavirus stays on its march around the globe. The law enforcement bureau has ordered $40,000 in face...
15:12, 2020-02-22

Coronavirus: Hong Kong health workers to strike in China border row as deaths pass 300 Thousands of workers, including doctors and nurses, plan industrial action after calls to close border are rejectedThousands of Hong Kong medical wor...
04:40, 2020-02-02

'Islamic State' returnees in Kosovo guided back into society Thousands of foreign 'IS' supporters are held in Kurdish camps in Syria. Most European countries refuse to repatriate them, but Kosovo is bringing it...
06:16, 2019-10-02

Global air travel set for decline, FBI orders masks and hand sanitizer in case of coronavirus pandemic More than 75,700 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus and at least 2,130 deaths have been confirmed as of Thursday....
02:12, 2020-02-21

Coronavirus: Two cases confirmed in UK Two members of a family receive specialist care, as Britons return from China on a government flight....
15:44, 2020-01-31

Two coronavirus cases confirmed in UK Two people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK and are receiving specialist care....
11:08, 2020-01-31

UK confirms its first coronavirus cases Two patients in England have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the country's chief medical officer....
11:20, 2020-01-31

CDC confirms 34 cases of novel coronavirus in the US The US now has 34 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday. However, ...
03:00, 2020-02-22

Quarantine camps, door-to-door searches in Wuhan as coronavirus rampages on Enlarge / WUHAN, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in...
23:52, 2020-02-07

Briton on board quarantine cruise ship diagnosed with coronavirus 'while on honeymoon' Follow our live coronavirus updates here Are you on board the ship or do you know any of those in quarantine? Email jacob.jarvis@standard.co.uk...
11:32, 2020-02-07

Third UK coronavirus patient in quarantine at London unit 'first British national to be diagnosed' The third person in the UK to be diagnosed with coronavirus caught the deadly illness in Singapore and is a British national, it is understood....
08:08, 2020-02-07

UK moves to forcibly quarantine people with coronavirus as 'serious and imminent threat' declared Coronavirus poses a "serious and imminent threat" in the UK, the government has declared as it moved to forcibly quaratine victims....
12:04, 2020-02-10

Third UK coronavirus patient in quarantine at London unit after catching illness 'in Singapore' The third person in the UK to be diagnosed with coronavirus caught the deadly illness in Singapore, it is understood....
23:28, 2020-02-06

Briton on board quarantine cruise ship is diagnosed with coronavirus 'while on honeymoon' A Brit quarantined on a cruise ship off the coast of Japan has tested positive for coronavirus as the infection toll on the locked down vessel rises....
09:48, 2020-02-07

Coronavirus live updates: two senior Hubei officials sacked as deaths pass 1,000 – latest news Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam tells people to stay at home and nervous global investors turn to safe havens like gold. Follow updates live‘Come back soon’: ...
05:36, 2020-02-11

2 studies of coronavirus patients suggest the disease's incubation period could be longer than the standard quarantine period of 14 days Indonesian Foreign Ministry via AP The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 2,250 people and infected more than ...
02:36, 2020-02-22

Coronavirus: Inside the anti-virus facility where Brits under quarantine are living as evacuee says patients 'can go outside' A British man evacuated from virus-hit Wuhan has given a glimpse into the living conditions inside the anti-virus facility as he at 82 others prepare...
12:44, 2020-02-01

British man on board Japan cruise ship 'wants answers' and fears coronavirus quarantine could drag on A British man under a coronavirus quarantine on a cruise ship in Japan fears the 14-day lockdown could drag out and says he wants "answers"....
10:08, 2020-02-06

Three new cases of coronavirus confirmed in US, four more being tested in NY The United States confirmed three new cases of the deadly coronavirus over the weekend — while officials in New York said four possible patients are ...
05:28, 2020-01-27

Britain reports first two cases of new coronavirus Two patients from the same family in England have tested positive for coronavirus, the first such cases in Britain, England's chief medical officer s...
12:36, 2020-01-31

Germany confirms three further cases of coronavirus The disease, which has killed nearly 100 people in China, has now infected four people in Bavaria....
22:00, 2020-01-28

The US has confirmed 53 coronavirus cases. Here's what we know about all the US patients. THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERS The US has confirmed 53 coronavirus cases, including 36 people who were on the Diamond Princess ...
03:00, 2020-02-25

New York investigating 3 possible cases of coronavirus Cuomo made the announcement shortly after Mayor Bill de Blasio and city Health Commissioner said there were no cases in New York City — suggesting th...
01:08, 2020-01-25

The UK has confirmed its first 2 cases of Wuhan coronavirus REUTERS/Aly Song Two people in England have been infected with the deadly Wuhan coronavirus, British medical authorities said Friday. These are the f...
11:04, 2020-01-31

France confirms first two cases of coronavirus France confirmed on Friday its first two cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, with one patient being hospitalized in Paris and the other in the southweste...
21:52, 2020-01-24

Iran confirms its first 2 coronavirus cases The new virus emerged in China in December. Since then, more than 70,000 people have been infected globally, with more than 2,000 deaths being report...
13:00, 2020-02-19

There’s Been A Sharp Rise In Coronavirus Cases—Here’s What’s Behind It China saw its deadliest day from the coronavirus on Wednesday, in the same week that Chinese health officials predicted that the pneumonia-like virus...
13:12, 2020-02-13

Coronavirus cases outside China may be 'tip of the iceberg': WHO People across China trickled back to work on Monday after an extended Lunar New Year holiday as the government eased restrictions imposed to counter ...
14:16, 2020-02-10

Coronavirus Cases Seemed to Be Leveling Off. Not Anymore. On Thursday, health officials in China reported more than 14,000 new cases in Hubei Province alone. A change in diagnostic criteria may be the reason...
02:48, 2020-02-13

CDC monitoring 110 possible coronavirus cases in 26 states More than a hundred people across 26 states are being monitored for possible cases of the new coronavirus, health officials said Monday. The number o...
00:12, 2020-01-28

Coronavirus cases may be 'tip of the iceberg' outside China: WHO People across China trickled back work on Monday after an extended Lunar New Year holiday as the government eased restrictions imposed to counter the...
16:20, 2020-02-10

More Than 7,700 Cases of Coronavirus Recorded Worldwide Chinese officials have confirmed over 7,700 cases of the mysterious illness as foreign governments airlifted their citizens out of Wuhan, the outbrea...
05:52, 2020-01-30

UK coronavirus cases: How many people have been infected so far? On China's deadliest day of the coronavirus so far, it was revealed there were now nine cases of the disease in the UK....
16:12, 2020-02-13

U.S. CDC says no new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 110 under investigation The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday had not recorded any new confirmed cases of a new coronavirus overnight since its...
18:40, 2020-01-27

China coronavirus: Cases 'highly likely' in the UK So far 14 people have been tested in the UK, with nine awaiting results and five getting the all-clear....
11:00, 2020-01-24

CDC is monitoring 110 possible coronavirus cases across 26 states in US The CDC held briefing on the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed at least 81 people in China and sickened more than 2,800 worldwide....
18:04, 2020-01-27

Coronavirus: Four new UK cases among ship evacuees The patients caught the virus on the Diamond Princess cruise liner, bringing the total UK cases to 13....
21:48, 2020-02-23

CDC expects more U.S. cases of China coronavirus The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday it expects to see more cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States....
23:04, 2020-01-21

WHO: More than 14K coronavirus cases worldwide, none in new nations No new countries have reported confirmed cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the WHO reported Monday, with 14,557 cases current...
17:08, 2020-02-03

First suspected cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the UK Three people are being tested in Edinburgh, UK, for the new coronavirus that first emerged in Wuhan, China, and a fourth possible case is suspected i...
19:08, 2020-01-23

Coronavirus: China reports almost 5,000 new cases With more than 100 more deaths and nearly 5,000 new infections, China's coronavirus shows no signs of peaking. In Cambodia, passengers disembarked fr...
11:36, 2020-02-14

Coronavirus: 'Increased likelihood' of cases in the UK The health secretary says there are no confirmed cases of the virus in the UK, which is "well prepared"....
14:00, 2020-01-23

Coronavirus live updates: China deaths pass 560 as 10 more cruise passengers test positive – latest news Wuhan authorities warn of lack of ‘equipment and materials’ and consider converting hotels and schools into treatment centres. Follow live news and u...
04:00, 2020-02-06

Coronavirus live updates: China's economic growth forecast downgraded as infections pass 30,000 – latest news Country mourns death of Wuhan whistleblower doctor as North Korea confirms first case of virus. Follow live updatesDoctor who blew whistle over coron...
06:16, 2020-02-07

Coronavirus live updates: Thailand bars cruise ship as deaths in China pass 1,000 – latest news Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam tells people to stay at home as nervous global investors turn to safe havens like gold. Follow updates live‘Come back soon’: c...
04:32, 2020-02-11

China put 46 million people on lockdown to contain the Wuhan coronavirus, and now the US is prepared to quarantine people, too. But quarantines throughout history have been riddled with mishaps. Reuters In an attempt to contain the Wuhan coronavirus, China issued the largest quarantine in human history, locking down an estimated 45 million pe...
18:24, 2020-02-03

Coronavirus live updates: China deaths pass 490 as 10 test positive on cruise ship in Japan – latest news Thousands on board Diamond Princess face at least 14 days in offshore quarantine as eight more buildings are turned into hospitals in WuhanThousands ...
09:48, 2020-02-05

Coronavirus live updates: China deaths pass 560 amid warnings of 'severe' hospital bed shortage – latest news Wuhan authorities also warn of lack of ‘equipment and materials’ and consider converting hotels and schools into treatment centres. Follow live news ...
01:40, 2020-02-06

Coronavirus by the numbers: cases still rising worldwide The growth rate of new cases in China has slowed for two days, but experts say it's too soon to call this a trend....
22:04, 2020-02-07

US confirms two more coronavirus cases, bringing total to five Health officials in California and Arizona say they are each treating a patient infected with the deadly illnessAmerica’s fourth and fifth cases of c...
22:16, 2020-01-26

Indonesia says it has nothing to hide after declaring no coronavirus cases Medical researchers expressed concern that cases may have gone undetected in the world's fourth most populous country last week....
00:54, 2020-02-12

Ten new cases of coronavirus in Iran, two dead: officials Authorities in Iran on Saturday announced the detection of at least 10 new cases of coronavirus and two more deaths, deepening a sense of public unea...
22:00, 2020-02-22

The US has confirmed 15 coronavirus cases across 7 states. Here's what we know about all the US patients. THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERS The US has confirmed 15 cases of a coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China: eight in Califor...
18:36, 2020-02-13

Coronavirus: number of confirmed UK cases rises from four to eight News comes after UK declared outbreak was ‘serious threat’ to healthCoronavirus - latest updatesThe number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the U...
11:16, 2020-02-10

WHO says coronavirus cases stabilising in China, but outbreak could go any way The number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus in China has stabilised, but the apparent slowdown in the epidemic spread should be viewed ...
04:12, 2020-02-13

Here’s a timeline of the 4 confirmed coronavirus cases in Canada Four cases of the virus have been confirmed in Canada so far, with three in Ontario and one in British Columbia....
00:12, 2020-02-03

Coronavirus: 242 deaths and nearly 15,000 cases reported in one day in China Nearly 15,000 cases of the deadly coronavirus were reported in one Chinese province on Thursday — a jump officials in the country said was linked to ...
06:24, 2020-02-13

China sees 242 coronavirus deaths, nearly 15,000 new cases in one day Nearly 15,000 cases of the deadly coronavirus were reported in one Chinese province on Thursday — a jump officials in the country said was linked to ...
07:24, 2020-02-13

China coronavirus: 'Increased likelihood' of cases in the UK Four patients in Scottish hospitals are being tested after showing symptoms of coronavirus....
17:08, 2020-01-23

WHO: Coronavirus data points to decline in new cases Despite numbers dropping, the WHO has cautioned that the outbreak still "has the potential to grow." The UN agency has called for millions of dollars...
21:12, 2020-02-17

China reports 5,090 new coronavirus cases in mainland China saw 5,090 new coronavirus cases in the mainland on Feb. 13, with 121 new deaths, the National Health Commission said on Friday....
04:36, 2020-02-14

Wuhan medic: 'Not all coronavirus cases can be diagnosed' In Wuhan, patients are being transferred to a new 1,000-bed hospital that officials hope will help to isolate the virus's spread. But one medical tec...
14:36, 2020-02-04

UK 'highly likely' to have cases of coronavirus, health boss says Cases of new coronavirus in the United Kingdom are highly likely, one of the country's top health bosses said on Friday....
10:28, 2020-01-24

The US has confirmed 11 cases of the coronavirus across 5 states. Here's what we know about all the US patients. THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERS A deadly coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has spread to 24 other countries. The US h...
18:24, 2020-02-03

Coronavirus Cases Outside China Are Accelerating Rapidly. Here’s What to Know A surge in deadly coronavirus cases outside China is raising concerns that the outbreak has reached a new stage and could continue its global spread ...
13:36, 2020-02-24

China confirms 830 coronavirus cases, with 25 deaths China confirmed 830 cases of patients infected with the new coronavirus as of Jan. 23, while the death toll from the virus has risen to 25, the Natio...
02:44, 2020-01-24

The US has confirmed 35 coronavirus cases across 8 states. Here's what we know about all the US patients. THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERS The US has confirmed 35 cases of a coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China: eight in Califor...
06:12, 2020-02-22

Coronavirus: Search for close contacts of first UK cases Officials say they are tracing those who spent time with two people tested positive for the new virus....
04:24, 2020-02-01

The US has confirmed 13 cases of the coronavirus across 6 states. Here's what we know about all the US patients. THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERS A deadly coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has spread to 25 other countries. The US h...
07:20, 2020-02-11

Over 500 cases of coronavirus reported in Chinese prisons More than 500 inmates have been infected by the coronavirus in prisons across China, prompting the firing of several officials, according to reports ...
18:00, 2020-02-21

Coronavirus: UK cases double as four more people diagnosed The government issues new powers to force people into quarantine as UK cases double to eight....
14:08, 2020-02-10

China says more than 500 cases of the new coronavirus stemmed from prisons Four prisons in China have reported more than 500 cases of COVID-19 cases, with both inmates and prison guards getting infected....
11:00, 2020-02-21

The US has confirmed 14 coronavirus cases across 6 states. Here's what we know about all the US patients. THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERS A deadly coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has spread to 25 other countries. The US h...
02:24, 2020-02-13

WHO concerned about coronavirus cases with no clear link The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the number of coronavirus cases with no clear epidemiological link, although the total number ...
15:00, 2020-02-22

First Middle East cases of coronavirus confirmed in the UAE The patients traveled from Wuhan, China, epicenter of the new virus that has killed 132 people and infected more than 6,000....
10:04, 2020-01-29

Coronavirus: Over 900 dead, confirmed cases exceed 40,000 The number of newly reported coronavirus cases has fallen slightly from the day before. Over 40,000 infections have been confirmed globally. The WHO ...
01:56, 2020-02-10

China says two prisons reported nearly 250 cases of the new coronavirus Two prisons in China have reported nearly 250 cases of COVID-19 cases, with both inmates and prison guards getting infected....
06:36, 2020-02-21

South Korea coronavirus cases surge, two more die South Korea reported 231 new cases of a coronavirus, taking total infections to 833, health authorities said on Monday, a day after raising its infec...
14:00, 2020-02-24

Coronavirus cases in Wuhan may be ‘just tip of the iceberg,’ expert says The thousands of coronavirus cases in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the center of the epidemic, is likely “just the tip of the iceberg,” a m...
00:36, 2020-02-05

Over 5,000 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in single day in China The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases soared by more than 5,000 in a one-day span, officials in China said Friday -- as they announced that more tha...
17:48, 2020-02-14

France confirms 2 cases of coronavirus as U.S. announces 2nd Officials said the individual infected had travelled in recent weeks to Wuhan, the central Chinese city at the epicentre of the outbreak....
21:48, 2020-01-24

Coronavirus: more cases and second death reported in China Experts fear numbers affected may be higher than first thought as US begins screening passengers arriving from Wuhan A second person has died from pn...
04:20, 2020-01-18

Coronavirus outbreak continues with more than 2,000 cases and 103 dead China's President Xi Jinping today visited health workers in Beijing treating patients, as the death toll from the virus surpassed 900...
00:40, 2020-02-11

WHO says 'no indications' of coronavirus cases in North Korea There are no indications that there are cases of the new coronavirus in North Korea, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said, despite South K...
04:48, 2020-02-19

Coronavirus: UK 'well prepared' to deal with cases, says government The number of UK cases rose to 13 after cruise ship passengers returned to Britain on Saturday....
16:48, 2020-02-24

Indonesia Has No Reported Coronavirus Cases. Is That the Whole Picture? Experts find it astonishing that Indonesia has yet to announce a case despite hosting some 5,000 Chinese tourists a day in Bali before halting flight...
01:00, 2020-02-12

Vietnam sees 1st coronavirus cases from Wuhan 2:45 p.m. Vietnam's Health Ministry says a Chinese father and son, who were hospitalized on Wednesday with fevers, have tested positive with the new ...
16:16, 2020-01-23

France confirms first three cases of coronavirus in Europe France confirmed on Friday its first three cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, with two patients being hospitalised in Paris and the other in the southwe...
00:20, 2020-01-25

WHO expects coronavirus cases to rise in China Cases of the new coronavirus are likely to continue to rise in China and it is too soon to evaluate its severity, a spokesman for the World Health Or...
12:44, 2020-01-24

Russia reports first two cases of coronavirus: deputy PM Russia reported its first two cases of coronavirus on Friday and said the infected people were Chinese citizens who had been isolated, Russia's Deput...
15:16, 2020-01-31

Coronavirus infections spike to 15,000 new Chinese cases in a day China has reported a massive increase in the number of its citizens infected by the new coronavirus, after Chinese officials changed how cases were d...
13:24, 2020-02-13

What spurt in China's cases suggests about coronavirus A new diagnostic method has led the Chinese province at the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak to report a record rise in deaths and thousands more ...
13:00, 2020-02-13

The US has confirmed 12 cases of the coronavirus across 6 states. Here's what we know about all the US patients. THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERS A deadly coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has spread to 25 other countries. The US h...
22:32, 2020-02-05

Vietnam, Britain confirm new coronavirus cases Officials in Britain and Vietnam this week confirmed additional cases of the deadly coronavirus in their respective countries....
19:56, 2020-02-06

South Korea confirms 15 new cases of coronavirus South Korea reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of people infected in the country to 46....
04:48, 2020-02-19

Iran sees first 2 coronavirus cases in country Authorities in Iran this week announced the country’s first two cases of the novel coronavirus — COVID-19 — which has infected more than 75,000 peopl...
16:12, 2020-02-19

How maths is revealing undetected cases of the new coronavirus Getting a full picture of the coronavirus outbreak is extremely difficult. Maths can help fill in some of the gaps, says Adam Kucharski...
13:24, 2020-02-13

More coronavirus cases 'highly likely' in UK - health officials New cases will probably be brought in by people travelling from overseas, Public Health England says....
18:00, 2020-02-12

France declares first two confirmed cases of coronavirus France declared on Friday its first two confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, with one patient being hospitalized in Paris and the other in the s...
21:00, 2020-01-24

First cases of new coronavirus confirmed in the UK as disease spreads Two members of the same family have tested positive for coronavirus in England, the Department of Health has confirmed...
12:00, 2020-01-31

China confirms 1,287 coronavirus cases, with 41 deaths China has confirmed 1,287 cases of patients infected with the new coronavirus as of Jan. 24, while the death toll from the virus has risen to 41, the...
02:44, 2020-01-25

Malaysia confirms first cases of coronavirus infection Malaysia on Saturday said it had confirmed three cases of coronavirus infection, the first in the Southeast Asian country....
05:28, 2020-01-25

WHO says no indication of coronavirus cases in North Korea There are no indications that there are cases of the new coronavirus in North Korea, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said, despite South K...
09:36, 2020-02-19

Coronavirus UK latest: Latest Brit coronavirus patient 'linked to previous cases' The latest case of coronavirus in the UK appears to be linked to previously confirmed cases in England, France and Spain, England's health chief has ...
00:36, 2020-02-10

Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected The contagion “represents a tremendous public health threat,” said one federal health official....
19:48, 2020-02-21

New Report on 138 Coronavirus Cases Reveals Disturbing Details A highly contagious patient, virus transmission inside a hospital and unexpected turns for the worse have emerged as part of the epidemic in China....
01:36, 2020-02-08

More coronavirus cases in Iran's Qom; religious gatherings seen at risk Iranian health officials urged all religious gatherings to be suspended in Qom, news agency ISNA said on Thursday, after two more people tested posit...
00:36, 2020-02-21

Man in Germany contracts coronavirus in one of first cases of transmission outside China Germany has declared its first confirmed case of the coronavirus after a 33-year-old man contracted it from a colleague visiting his workplace from S...
15:28, 2020-01-28

Cases of coronavirus in China surpass 200, health authorities say The outbreak coincides with the country’s busiest travel period, as millions board trains and planes for the Lunar New Year holidays....
13:28, 2020-01-20

5 cases of coronavirus confirmed in US, risk of spreading remains low, CDC says The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday confirmed only five cases of the deadly coronavirus in the United States but noted ...
01:36, 2020-01-30

Vietnam total confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 12 Vietnam said on Thursday it has confirmed two new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 12....
14:48, 2020-02-06

Germany confirms two new coronavirus cases, virus likely came from bats The number of confirmed cases rose to more than 43,100 across the world with deaths topping at least 1,018 as of Tuesday morning....
00:54, 2020-02-12

China confirms 15,152 new coronavirus cases, 254 additional deaths Earlier, Hubei province said it is starting to include "clinically diagnosed" cases in its figures and that 13,332 of the new cases fall under that c...
15:24, 2020-02-13

UAE records two new coronavirus cases, total number reaches 11 The United Arab Emirates said on Friday it had registered two new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the virus in ...
17:36, 2020-02-21

China says a new coronavirus has spread to more cities as cases surge Authorities around the globe, including in the United States and many Asian countries, have stepped up screening of travellers from Wuhan....
04:44, 2020-01-20

What are coronavirus symptoms? In mild cases, just like the common cold The mysterious lung virus is part of a large family of coronaviruses with a wide range of severity....
20:56, 2020-01-23

Number of coronavirus cases in China rises over 9,800: ambassador The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China has risen over 9,800, the country's envoy to the United Nations in Vienna said on Friday....
12:36, 2020-01-31

Japan and Thailand Confirm New Cases of Chinese Coronavirus The two new patients will add to fears that the virus will spread further outside China’s borders....
07:12, 2020-01-17

Total number of coronavirus cases in China at 634: State TV The total number of cases of the coronavirus outbreak has hit 634, Chinese state television reported on Thursday....
15:04, 2020-01-23

Coronavirus cases on cruise liner off Japan jump to 61 Another 41 people quarantined on a cruise liner off Japan tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, bringing the total confirmed cases to 61, with t...
06:12, 2020-02-07

Vietnam says three new cases of coronavirus detected: state media Three new cases of coronavirus have emerged in Vietnam, the official health ministry newspaper said on Thursday, bringing the number of active cases ...
11:48, 2020-01-30

Thailand confirms six new coronavirus cases, including four Thais Thailand confirmed six new cases of the new coronavirus on Tuesday, four of them Thai nationals and two Chinese, bringing the total to 25, the highes...
13:00, 2020-02-04

Coronavirus: Sharp increase in deaths and cases in Hubei Two top officials are sacked after the spike was revealed, resulting from a new diagnostic method....
11:24, 2020-02-13

U.S. stocks tumble as coronavirus cases spike in China Stock markets and the price of oil tumbled Monday after China announced sharp increases in the number of people infected with a potentially deadly vi...
16:48, 2020-01-27

Japan confirms 39 new coronavirus cases on cruise ship Japan confirmed 39 new cases of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, on a cruise ship quarantined at one of its ports, bringing the total number infected on...
05:12, 2020-02-12

How Many Coronavirus Cases in China? Officials Tweak the Answer China’s health authorities have decided to no longer count as confirmed cases those patients who test positive but don’t show symptoms. Skepticism wa...
22:48, 2020-02-12

Thailand reports 7 new coronavirus cases: health ministry Thailand's public health ministry reported seven new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, including three Thais and four Chinese....
09:40, 2020-02-08

New coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree over whether peak is near China on Wednesday reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since late January, lending credence to a prediction from the country's senior...
07:00, 2020-02-12

China's Chongqing city confirms five cases of new coronavirus China's Chongqing city has confirmed five cases of infection from the new coronavirus, the city's health authority said on Tuesday....
14:40, 2020-01-21

Coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree whether peak is near China reported on Wednesday its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since late January, lending weight to a prediction by its senior medical advis...
10:00, 2020-02-12

Air transit hub UAE ready to handle coronavirus cases: ministry The United Arab Emirates, a major international transit hub, has made sure its airports and ports are ready to handle coronavirus cases following an ...
08:48, 2020-01-21