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China coronavirus death toll surges past 1,500, new cases fall

IndiaTimes Saturday, 15 February 2020 ()
More than 66,000 people have now been infected in China from a virus that emerged in central Hubei province in December before spreading across the country a month later and causing global panic.
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More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, the National Health Commission said, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days to try to contain its spread. Francesca Lynagh reports.

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