onsdag 12. februar 2020

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 1,100

The Virus: The novel coronavirus has killed more than 1,100 people and infected over 45,000 people worldwide. The vast majority of cases are in mainland China.

Cruise ship crisis: A total of 175 cases have been confirmed on a cruise ship quarantined in Japan. More than 2,000 people are stranded on another cruise that was turned away from four ports, despite having no suspected cases.

Life in China: People are returning to work after entire cities and business sectors were shut down for more than two weeks in efforts to contain the outbreak. In Hubei province -- the outbreak's epicenter -- millions remain under lockdown.