October 29, 2020

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

Coronavirus Live Updates: A Somber Holiday as China Reports More Deaths
The authorities reported 15 new deaths in Wuhan, the center of the outbreak, as the virus spread to Australia and elsewhere.

RIGHT NOWWuhan banned vehicle traffic from its city center, frustrating many residents.
Here’s what you need to know:
Fifteen more deaths are reported at the outbreak’s epicenter.
Wuhan bans traffic in the city center from midnight.
People without symptoms could be spreading the virus.
China is building a hospital to fight the outbreak. Projected completion time: 10 days.
Fifteen more deaths are reported at the outbreak’s epicenter.
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. All but three of those deaths were in Wuhan. The latest victims ranged in age from 55 to 87, the authorities said.Tracking Where the Coronavirus Has Spread
The virus has sickened more than 1,000 people in China and a handful in other countries.

 

 

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