China coronavirus LIVE updates: 26 killed; fresh cases detected in Japan, Vietnam

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 24, 2020, 10:32 AM (IST) Edited By: Abhilash Mahajan

A staff member wearing protective gear is seen at a hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province in China Photograph: Reuters


The death toll in China's coronavirus rose to 25, with the number of confirmed cases jumping to 830, the government said on Friday. The increase in numbers came hours after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak as an emergency but stopped short of calling it an epidemic of international concern.

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Jan 24, 2020, 02:15 PM

Vietnam said that two Chinese citizens in its country are tested tested positive for coronavirus. Japan also confirmed a second case of China's deadly virus. 

Jan 24, 2020, 01:20 PM

In China's Wuhan, which is the epicentre of the coronavirus, people shared on social media how the virus is badly impacting their lives.




Jan 24, 2020, 12:39 PM

Walt Disney announced that Shanghai Disneyland will be closed from Saturday for preventing the spread of coronavirus

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Jan 24, 2020, 12:13 PM

India has issued travel advisory for people coming to India from China.



Jan 24, 2020, 11:20 AM



Jan 24, 2020, 11:16 AM

China has suspended public transport in 10 cities and shut down temples. Wuhan, the region with most cases was building a new 1,000-bed hospital to treat those infected. 

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