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More China coronavirus cases, deaths; US urges citizens off ship

More China coronavirus cases, deaths; US urges citizens off ship

SHANGHAI/TOKYO (Reuters) - More than 2,600 new cases of a coronavirus have been confirmed in China with deaths up by 143, health officials said on Saturday, as the United States urged its citizens to leave a virus-struck cruise ship under quarantine in Japan. China is struggling to get the world’s second-largest economy back to work after an extended

More China coronavirus cases, deaths; U.S. urges citizens off ship

More China coronavirus cases, deaths; U.S. urges citizens off ship

SHANGHAI/TOKYO (Reuters) - More than 2,600 new cases of a coronavirus have been confirmed in China with deaths up by 143, health officials said on Saturday, as the United States urged its citizens to leave a virus-struck cruise ship under quarantine in Japan. China is struggling to get the world’s second-largest economy back to work after an extended

China's coronavirus cases, deaths rise as it struggles to slow spread

China's coronavirus cases, deaths rise as it struggles to slow spread

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, health officials said on Saturday, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days. The total of confirmed infections across mainland China was now 66,492 after 2,641 new cases

US Preparing to Evacuate American Citizens From Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship – Reports

US Preparing to Evacuate American Citizens From Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship – Reports

Around 380 US citizens, who are currently on board of the Diamond Princess vessel , will be evacuated with two flights organized by the Department of State and arrive in the United States as early as on Sunday, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing Henry Walke, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division

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

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

More than 2,600 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in China , as people returning to Beijing from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days to try to contain its spread. The total of confirmed infections across mainland China was now 66,492, the National Health Commission said after 2,641 new cases were confirmed in the 24 hours

China sees 2,641 new coronavirus cases, 143 deaths, as it struggles to slow spread

China sees 2,641 new coronavirus cases, 143 deaths, as it struggles to slow spread

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, the National Health Commission said on Saturday, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days to try to contain its spread. The total of confirmed infections across mainland

Beijing orders virus quarantine rule

Beijing orders virus quarantine rule

China has taken drastic measures in an attempt to disinfect the country amid the coronavirus outbreak. The official Beijing Daily newspaper said people failing to obey would be punished but it was not immediately clear how that would be enforced, or whether the restrictions would apply to nonresidents of Beijing or foreigners arriving from abroad.

Beijing quarantines returning residents as China struggles to pick up economy

Beijing quarantines returning residents as China struggles to pick up economy

BEIJING (Reuters) - 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

People returning to Beijing under quarantine as China struggles to pick up economy

People returning to Beijing under quarantine as China struggles to pick up economy

BEIJING (Reuters) - 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. It was not immediately clear how the restriction, relayed by the official Beijing Daily newspaper, would be enforced,

U.S. health officials to start testing for coronavirus in five states

U.S. health officials to start testing for coronavirus in five states

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it will start testing for the rapidly spreading coronavirus that originated in China through its existing seasonal influenza surveillance system in five states. The agency said it is working with public health laboratories in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago