Morning News Brief: India evacuates more Indians from China's Wuhan, Coronavirus toll, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Feb 02, 2020, 08:47 AM(IST)

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The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China had reached 304 as of the end of Saturday, state broadcaster CCTV said on Sunday, citing the country's National Health Commission.

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Second Air India plane carrying 323 Indians takes off from China's Wuhan

Air India

Yesterday, a special Air India flight carrying 324 Indians who were stranded in China's Wuhan has landed in New Delhi. This comes as the total number of suspected coronavirus cases in India rises to eight.

China's coronavirus infections hit daily record, deaths climb to 304

Virus

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China had reached 304 as of the end of Saturday, state broadcaster CCTV said on Sunday, citing the country's National Health Commission.

In Mexico, "El Chapo's" daughter ties knot in state cathedral

Mexico

Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman married Edgar Cazares, the nephew of Blanca Margarita Cazares, Mexican newspaper Reforma reported on Saturday, in the heartland of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa Cartel.

Liverpool march on with 4-0 rout of Southampton

Salah

It was Liverpool's 20th successive home win dating back to last season, matching Manchester City's record set between March 2011 and March 2012.

'Joker' leads the pack at BAFTA awards

Joker

Hollywood stars will pack the Royal Albert Hall in London for the glitzy bash, where Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger are tipped to scoop the main acting awards.

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