Coronavirus: Death toll soars 1868 in China

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Coronavirus: Death toll soars 1868 in China

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:19 AM, 18 February 2020   Updated: 02:20 PM, 18 February 2020

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The death toll from the deadly coronavirus in China has risen to 1 thousand and 868 while the number of identified infected has risen to 72 thousand and 436. Out of 98 people died on Monday, 93 are from Hubei province; the country's health commission confirmed on Tuesday.

The deadly coronavirus spread from a wildlife market in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province, in December last. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Emergency of Health (World Health Emergency) at a time around the virus. The virus has been identified in at least 24 countries across the world so far.

Hubei authorities have announced new drastic measures to prevent the spread of the virus. Roads of the province have been closed, all types of private vehicles are banned. In China, the court has already declared hiding the symptoms of coronavirus as a criminal offense. At the same time, it has been reported that if someone intentionally hiding the symptoms of the coronavirus, he/ she can lead to death sentence.

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