Latest on #coronavirus outbreak: 1,381 dead, over 63,900 cases confirmed in China
10:45, Friday, 14 February, 2020
A pneumonia outbreak was first reported in the city of Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province in December last year. Experts have attributed the outbreak to a novel coronavirus that has since spread across China and abroad.
Here is what we know so far:
– Confirmed cases: 63,932 in China, 505 abroad – Deaths: 1,381 in China (including one in Hong Kong), 2 abroad – Recovered: Over 6,723 – Health experts warn of the risk of reinfection in recovered patients – Human-to-human transmission confirmed – Level 1 emergency response activated in 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities on the Chinese mainland – New confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus pneumonia outside Hubei Province have been dropping for nine consecutive days․