Real-time update on coronavirus outbreak

Global Times, China

28th January, 2020 12:54:19 printer

Real-time update on coronavirus outbreak

Medical staffs swear in as members of "assault team" in the fight against the novel coronavirus-related pneumonia in a hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)

10:00 am Jan 27

Coronavirus cases update as of 10:00am Jan 27 in China:
Hubei: 1423
Guangdong: 146
Henan: 128 
Zhejiang: 128 
Chongqing: 110
Hunan: 100
Anhui: 70
Sichuan: 69
Sichuan: 69
Beijing: 68
Shandong: 63 
Shanghai: 53
Jiangxi: 48
Jiangsu: 47
Guangxi: 46
Fujian: 35
Shaanxi: 22
Liaoning: 22
Hainan: 22
Heilongjiang: 21
Yunnan: 19
Hebei: 18
Gansu: 14
Tianjin: 14
Shanxi: 13
Inner Mongolia: 11
Guizhou: 7
Jilin: 6
Xinjiang: 5
Ningxia: 4 
Qinghai: 4 
Hong Kong: 8
Macao: 6
Taiwan: 4

7:37 am Jan 27

As of 12:00AM Jan 27, there have been 2744 confirmed cases of Wuhan Coronavirus in Chinese mainland, 80 deaths.

7:30 am Jan 27

The US confirmed its 5th case of coronavirus on Jan 26 local time: CDC

7:11 am Jan 27

Liaoning Province confirmed 1 new coronavirus infection case, taking the total number to 22 in the province.

7:04 am Jan 27

Jiangxi Province confirmed 12 new coronavirus cases; total infection number in the province increased to 48.

7:00 am Jan 27

Hubei Province reported 371 new cases of coronavirus and 24 new deaths on Jan 26 local time; total infection cases in the province rose to 1,423, with 76 deaths and 44 recovered.

2:30 am Jan 27

China extends Spring Festival public holidays to February 2 amid coronavirus outbreak: CCTV citing State Council announcement

10:40 pm Jan 26

Beijing reported five new confirmed Wuhan Coronavirus cases between 18:00 to 21:00 on Sunday, including one nine-month-old baby.

10:30 pm Jan 26

Due to the Chinese Lunar New Year and the Wuhan Coronavirus, more than 5 million people left Wuhan and 9 million people remain in the city which is under lockdown: Wuhan mayor

10:00 pm Jan 26

Number of people infected with the #WuhanCoronavirus may increase by 1,000 in Wuhan, estimated Wuhan's mayor.

9:44 pm Jan 26

33 out of 585 samples collected from a Wuhan seafood market tested positive for the novel coronavirus, suggesting the virus originated in wildlife sold there, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention told CCTV.

7:41 pm Jan 26

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was appointed as head of the CPC Central Committee leading group to combat Wuhan Coronavirus.

7:30 pm Jan 26

Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne said diplomatic staff are working with Chinese authorities to evacuate Australian citizens from Wuhan amid the coronavirus outbreak.

5:46 pm Jan 26

Japan to evacuate its citizens in Wuhan via a chartered flight amid the spread of the coronavirus in China.

5:11 pm Jan 26

Beijing won't implement city lockdown amid Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak: The Beijing News

4:58 pm Jan 26

All schools in Beijing to postpone their spring terms amid the coronavirus outbreak.

4:37 pm Jan 26

Wearing masks now mandatory in more Chinese cities. Nanjing and South China's Guangdong Province have ordered residents to wear masks in public places such as hotels, resturants and cafes. Any violation will be punished.

4:31 pm Jan 26

Chinese authorities on Sunday announced order to ban trading of wildlife during Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak, which is suspected to be linked to the consumption of wild animals at a seafood market in Wuhan.

4:20 pm Jan 26

Hubei's aviation authority announced that starting Sunday it would suspend all airport services in Hubei Province with the exception of Shennongjia Airport to curb the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus.

4:10 pm Jan 26

Shantou appeared to have retracted its previous order to ban coming vehicles, ferries and personnel. GT couldn’t reach Shantou govt at the moment but Shantou Daily claims vehicles, ferries and people could still enter after being disinfected.

4:05 pm Jan 26

2019nCoV is not an evolved SARS. After obtaining genome sequences from dozens of individuals infected with the coronavirus, experts from the Chinese CDC say the new virus is not an evolved version of SARS, though the two are remotely related.

3:39 pm Jan 26

China is expected to enhance international cooperation and increase procurement from other countries to meet the gap between the supply and demand of protection suits: Wang Jiangping, vice minister of industry and information technology

1:54 pm Jan 26

3.16 million masks arrived in Wuhan on Sunday from Manila at a time when the city is in urgent need of medical supplies. The masks were purchased by Hubei government through import companies to combat the novel coronavirus.

1:36 pm Jan 26

As the US plans to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China is following international norms and relevant virus-preventative rules to make arrangements and provide necessary support: Chinese foreign ministry

1:26 pm Jan 26

Shanghai on Sunday suspended its metro's inter-provincial line running between Huaqiao Station and Anting Station to prevent the spread of the epidemic: Shanghai transport authority

1:25 pm Jan 26

Chinese universities, including Beijing Film Academy, to postpone entrance exams, spring terms amid coronavirus outbreak.

1:15 pm Jan 26

China's National Health Commission on Saturday ordered villages and communities to carry out inch-by-inch searches in their jurisdictions. Anyone from #Wuhan should be registered and under home observation for 14 days.

1:03 pm Jan 26

More than 10,000 sets of anti-epidemic supplies were sent from Shenyang, Liaoning Province, to Wuhan to fight the new coronavirus. This batch of supplies is scheduled to arrive in Wuhan on Jan 26.

12:57 pm Jan 26

The Huoshenshan Hospital, which means the hospital of the god of fire in Chinese, will be placed under military rule once its construction is completed.

12:45 pm Jan 26

Leading doctors from six top hospitals in Beijing began their journey to Wuhan on Sunday to combat the coronavirus.

12:40 pm Jan 26

Xi'an, capital of NW China's Shaanxi Province, and Shandong Province will suspend trans-provincial inbound and outbound buses and taxis from Sunday, becoming the 3rd and 4th regions in China to do so, after Beijing and Tianjin.

12:20 pm Jan 26

The French government plans to evacuate French nationals from Wuhan, offering several possible solutions for those who wish to leave, including a permanent bus service: official statement

12:20 pm Jan 26

South Korea plans to charter a flight to evacuate its 500 citizens from #Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.

12:00 pm Jan 26

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday announced to start developing vaccine for the Wuhan novel coronavirus

11:30 am Jan 26

Guangzhou, S. China's Guangdong Province, has shut swimming pools, hot spring bath houses and gyms, and suspended exhibitions and all large-scale economic and trade activities to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

11:10 am Jan 26

Shantou, S. China's Guangdong Province, will be the next Chinese city to enter lockdown. From January 27, no vehicles, ships or personnel will be allowed to enter the city, except those with emergency and special missions.

10:45 am Jan 26

3 new Wuhan coronavirus cases reported in Macao, taking total in the city to 5.

8:45 am Jan 26

Wuhan Coronavirus update as of 24:00 Jan 25: 
New cases: 688 
New deaths: 15 (13 from Hubei, 1 from Shanghai, 1 from Henan) 
Total cases: 1975 
Total deaths: 56

Coronavirus cases outside of China: 
Thailand: 4 
Japan: 2 
South Korea: 2 
US: 2 
Vietnam: 2 
Singapore:3 
Malaysia:3 
Nepal:1 
France: 3 
Australia: 1

8:31 am Jan 26

Wuhan Coronavirus update:
Henan Province: 51 new cases, 83 in total
Shandong Province: 12 new cases, 39 in total

8:20 am Jan 26

Beijing health authorities confirmed that lopinavir, a drug used against HIV infections, is used to treat Wuhan Coronavirus patients. Online rumors claim the drug is effective in combating the new pneumonia.

8:10 am Jan 26

7 new coronavirus cases were reported on Jan 25 in Shanghai, bringing the total number to 40 in the city. 95 suspected cases are being monitored.

7:53 am Jan 26

A total of 1,052 cases of coronavirus have been reported as of Jan 25 in Hubei Province, with 129 in critical condition, 52 deaths and 85 recovered.

7:37 am Jan 26

A 'presumptive' coronavirus case was announced Saturday in Toronto, Canada. The victim, who has recently traveled to Wuhan, is in stable condition at Toronto's Sunnybrook hospital: local media

7:15 am Jan 26

18 new coronavirus cases were confirmed on Jan 25 in Jiangxi Province, taking the total number of the province to 36; 3 new coronavirus cases were reported on Jan 25 in Shanxi Province; total number rose to 9 in the province.

7:05 am Jan 26

Hubei Province, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, added 323 new confirmed infection cases on Jan 25. It also reported 13 new deaths. A total of 1,052 cases of coronavirus have been reported as of Jan 25 in the province, with 129 in critical condition, 52 deaths and 85 recovered.

6:46 am Jan 26

10 new coronavirus cases were reported in Beijing from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm Jan 25; total number of infection rose to 51 in the city.

9:30 pm Jan 25

As of 6 pm Saturday, 1,372 confirmed cases of Wuhan Coronavirus nationwide, 41 deaths.

9:25 pm Jan 25

Starting Saturday, all travel agencies and online travel companies in China will temporarily suspend tour group business and sell "air tickets + hotel" products. Outbound tour groups can continue their travel before Monday as long as safety could be secured, but after Monday, all group tour businesses, including outbound tour groups, will be suspended: CCTV

9:07 pm Jan 25

Beijing will suspend all tour group businesses, including outbound tours, starting Monday.

9:01 pm Jan 25

As of 9 pm on Saturday, 30 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions had raised their public health alert to the highest Level I, covering 1.3 billion people.

8:08 pm Jan 25

150 medical staff, including 3 experts, 2 health officials & 145 doctors, from East China's Jiangsu Province left Nanjing for Wuhan on Saturday to join the battle against Wuhan Coronavirus.

8:05 pm Jan 25

All inter-provincial passenger transportation on Beijing roads will be suspended starting Sun, with the restoration time unknown: The Beijing News

8:00 pm Jan 25

5 new cases of Wuhan Coronavirus infection confirmed in Beijing. Two had no history of exposure in Hubei Province.

7:35 pm Jan 25

Central Politburo of Communist Party of China sets up Party-leading working group to deal with Wuhan Coronavirus.

6:28 pm Jan 25

Northwest China's Qinghai and Northeast China's Jilin raised their public health emergency response to level I to curb Wuhan Coronavirus.

6:03 pm Jan 25

Northwest China's Shaanxi raised its public emergency response to highest level on Sat afternoon, the 26th province to do so in the country.

5:52 pm Jan 25

A latest research from Peking University suggests that the intermediate host of the Wuhan Coronavirus may be mink. And the virus may have an infection similar to that of SARS: The Beijing News

5:47 pm Jan 25

Northwest China's Qinghai Province confirmed its first case of Wuhan Coronavirus infection. The patient is in stable condition.

5:40 pm Jan 25

Chinese health authorities announced that at least 1, 355 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus had been reported in the country as of 5:40 pm on Sat. The pneumonia situation had resulted in 41 deaths.

5:35 pm Jan 25

Northwest China's Qinghai Province confirmed its first case of Wuhan Coronavirus infection. The patient is in stable condition.

5:28 pm Jan 25

Fever clinics in all Wuhan hospitals will accept patients for 24 hours starting Sunday.

5:20 pm Jan 25

Wuhan to build a second special hospital with 1,300 beds within half a month for people infected with novel coronavirus

5:02 pm Jan 25

North China's Shanxi became the 25th province to raise public health emergency reponse to Level 1 in China on Sat afternoon to curb Wuhan Coronavirus.

5:00 pm Jan 25

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Sat that the city has raised its alert to emergency level, the highest level, to combat the Wuhan Coronavirus. Lam said the city will suspend air travel and high speed rail from Wuhan "indefinitely."

4:30 pm Jan 25

Hubei Province has allocated medical insurance worth 1.03 billion yuan ($148.49 million) as of Sat morning, with its capital city Wuhan alone raised 702 million yuan to contain the spread of Wuhan Coronavirus.

4:05 pm Jan 25

Three new cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in Hong Kong.  The patients all came from Wuhan and have been hospitalized in isolation.

4:01 pm Jan 25

Wuhan to ban all the vehicles except those for special uses such as free buses, official cars and supply transport vehicles, starting Sunday: state media

4:00 pm Jan 25

Since Thursday, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has sent 14,000 protective suits and 110,000 pairs of medical gloves to Wuhan. It also helped in the purchase of 3 million masks, 100,000 protective suits and 2,180 pairs of goggles.

3:56 pm Jan 25

Wuhan to ban all the vehicles except those for special uses such as free buses, official cars and supply transport vehicles, starting Sunday: state media

3:40 pm Jan 25

Ministry of Finance and National Health Commission to grant temporary subsidies to medical staff who fight Wuhan Coronavirus on frontline and to allocate special fund for treatment and preventive measures.

3:17 pm Jan 25

Japan health authorities said on Saturday a third case of Wuhan Coronavirus confirmed. The patient is a Chinese woman in her 30s who traveled from Wuhan to Japan.

3:00 pm Jan 25

As of 3 pm on Sat, 24 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions had raised their public health alert to level I, covering 1.2 billion people: state media

2:30 pm Jan 25

Liaoning and Gansu provinces raised public health emergency response to Level 1 on Sat afternoon to curb Wuhan Coronavirus. Twenty-four provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions have announced the measure as of press time.

1:42 pm Jan 25

Sanya in South China's Hainan Province has shut down all its tourist sites to prevent the spread of Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak.

1:20 pm Jan 25

81 sets of imported ECMO machines are expected to be sent to Wuhan from Shanghai to fight the virus. The artificial heart-and-lung treatment has cured a patient with the severe illness in Wuhan.

1:00 pm Jan 25

22 provinces and municipalities, covering more than 1.1 billion people, have raised a major emergency public health alert to the highest level. Northeast China's Heilongjiang and Central China's Henan are the latest to raise the level.

12:40 pm Jan 25

Chinese national health authority organizes 6 medical teams involving 1,230 people to go to Wuhan, Hubei Province and support fighting against Wuhan Coronavirus.

12:30 pm Jan 25

Three cases of Wuhan Coronavirus confirmed in Malaysia. All the patients were relatives of a 66-year-old man from Wuhan, who is the first infected with coronavirus confirmed in Singapore.

11:55 am Jan 25

As of Sat noon, 20 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in China raised emergency public health alerts to the highest level to deal with the Wuhan Coronavirus. Xinjiang and Hainan became the latest to raise the emergency level.

11:51 am Jan 25

Several drugs considered safe are ready for clinical treatment for Wuhan Coronavirus, but their specific effects need further observation: Veteran respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan, also known as the SARS fighter.

11:50 am Jan 25

Haikou, capital of South China's Hainan Province, to start a 14-day centralized medical observation for tourists from Hubei Province starting from Sat noon amid the outbreak of Wuhan Coronavirus.

11:47 am Jan 25

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore on Sat dismissed online rumors that more than 100 arriving travelers from Wuhan were denied entry amid the outbreak of Wuhan Coronavirus, saying it is untrue and the alleged incident did not take place.

11:30 am Jan 25

A man has tested positive for coronavirus in Australia, which is the first case in the country. 

11:00 am Jan 25

A Beijing merchant could face 3 million yuan ($432,000) of fine for selling 10 masks for 850 yuan: media

10:00 am Jan 25

A 28-year-old woman, also a highly suspected Wuhan Coronavirus patient, gave birth to a baby in Jiangxia, Hubei Province on Friday.

9:50 am Jan 25

South China's Guangxi reported two new cases of Wuhan Coronavirus, with one patient only 2 years old, the youngest to be affected by the pneumonia.

9:32 am Jan 25

All 335 passengers, with 116 from Wuhan on a flight from Singapore to Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, have been kept in quarantine. Two people with a fever were hospitalized.

9:20 am Jan 25

Liang Wudong, 62, a doctor in Wuhan, died on Saturday morning after being infected with Wuhan Coronavirus.

8:00 am Jan 25

38 cases of Wuhan Coronavirus have been cured in China as of Saturday.

8:00 am Jan 25

E China's Jiangsu Province raised public health emergency response to Level 1 on Saturday to curb Wuhan Coronavirus. 18 provinces and municipalities have announced the measure.

8:00 am Jan 25

1,287 cases of Wuhan Coronavirus confirmed nationwide with 41 deaths as of Saturday: national health authority

5:18 am Jan 25

US President Trump spoke highly of China on Sat for "working very hard to contain the Coronavirus" and the US "greatly appreciates their efforts and transparency." "In particular, on behalf of the American people, I want to thank President Xi," he said.

5:01 am Jan 25

180 new cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in Hubei Province, with 15 deaths all in Wuhan; total number of infected patients rose to 729 with 39 deaths in the province, local health authority released.

1:26 am Jan 25

On the first day of Chinese lunar new year, China Eastern Airlines' flight MU5000 arrived at Wuhan, Hubei Province at 1:26 am, transporting 136 medical staff from 30 hospitals in Shanghai, the first batch of medical staff from Shanghai to assist Wuhan for Wuhan Coronavirus.

0:26 am Jan 25

A total of 903 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed nationwide, with 26 deaths. 
 

11:45 pm Jan 24


South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region announced to raise the public health emergency response to Level 1, the highest level, after 11pm Friday, as part of efforts to contain Wuhan Coronavirus.

11:22 pm Jan 24

As of 10 pm Friday, a total of 896 cases of Wuhan Coronavirus infection had been confirmed in China, with 26 deaths and 36 recoveries.

11:07 pm Jan 24

The first case of novel coronavirus infection was confimed in Nepal on Friday after a male Nepalese student taking a PhD course in Wuhan returned to Nepal.

10:15 pm Jan 24

Starting from Saturday, both Beijing International Airport and Daxing International Airport will conduct body temperature screenings with all passengers who arrive at Beijing as a way of curbing the Wuhan Coronavirus spreading.

9:27 pm Jan 24

The first diagnostic kit on the 2019 nCoV, developed by a Shanghai bio-tech company, passed the test today. The kit will be distributed to hospitals, disease control centers and entry-exit inspection and quarantine offices to detect samples of suspected patients.

8:40 pm Jan 24

East China's Shandong Province announces to raise the public health emergency response to Level 1 as part of efforts to curb.

7:18 pm Jan 24


As of 5pm, five new cases of Wuhan Coronavirus infection confirmed in Beijing, making the total confirmed cases  in the capital city 34.

6:48 pm Jan 24

The Chinese military are being deployed to help control Wuhan Coronavirus. 40 medical personnel of troops in Wuhan have been dispatched to a civilian hospital.

6:29 pm Jan 24

East China's Jiangxi Province announces to raise public health emergency responding level to Level 1 as part of efforts to curb Wuhan Coronavirus.

6:28 pm Jan 24

Southwest China's Sichuan Province announced to raise public health emergency responding level to Level I amid spreading.

6:17 pm Jan 24

Northwest China's Qinghai Province found its first suspected case of novel coronavirus infection Friday. The 27-year-old male patient works in Wuhan and came to provincial capital Xining to visit relatives on Tuesday.

4:35 pm Jan 24

Chongqing launched on Friday level I emergency response, the highest for public health emergency, to battle Coronavirus Outbreak The municipality reported in total 27 confirmed cases.

4:30 pm Jan 24

Italy reported its first suspected case of Wuhan Coronavirus infection in Bari. The female patient is a singer and has performed in Wuhan earlier.

4:00 pm Jan 24

Shanghai raised the emergency response of public health safety to level 1, the highest, following Beijing, and Hubei, Hunan, Zhejiang, Anhui, and Guangdong provinces

2:55 pm Jan 24

Beijing reported in total 29 confirmed cases of Wuhan Coronavirus infection as of 2 pm Friday and the city raised the emergency response of public health safety to level I, the highest level.

2:27 pm Jan 24

Yichang becomes the 14th city in Hubei Province to impose public transport restrictions starting from 2:00 pm Friday.

2:12 pm Jan 24

Two more employees working on a Tianjin high-speed train were confirmed to be infected with Wuhan Coronavirus. So far, among the six confirmed patients in Tianjin, three are co-workers on the same train.

1:04 pm Jan 24

East China's Anhui Province declared the highest level of public health emergency in the fight against Wuhan Coronavirus. 15 infected cases were reported in the province as of Friday morning.

1:10 pm Jan 24

The Chinese disease prevention authority Friday released pictures and information of the first Wuhan Coronavirus that Chinese experts had discovered.

12:51 pm Jan 24

As of 12 Friday noon, in total 876 cases of Wuhan Coronavirus confirmed nationwide with 26 deaths; 46 new cases were confirmed since Thursday midnight.

11:41 am Jan 24

One of the four people infected with Wuhan Coronavirus in NE China's Heilongjiang Province died on Thursday.

11:39 am Jan 24

Inner Mongolia confirmed the first case of Wuhan Coronavirus infection. The patient, 30, lived in Wuhan and drove to an Inner Mongolia city for sightseeing on Tuesday.

10:18 am Jan 24

Eighteen more cases of the Novel Coronavirus  infection were found in SW China's Chongqing, which neighbors Hubei Province, as of Thursday midnight. 224 close contacts of those infected were put under medical observation.

9:21 am Jan 24

105 new cases of Wuhan Coronavirus were confirmed in Hubei as of Thursday midnight.

9:16 am Jan 24

21 more people were confirmed to have infected with the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus in South China's Guangdong Province as of Thursday midnight. Two more have been released from hospital in Shenzhen

8:36 am Jan 24

The second case of Wuhan Coronavirus was confirmed in Japan on Friday. The male patient, 40, has been living in Wuhan, and recently visited Tokyo: Japanese authority

8:11 am Jan 24

Death toll of Wuhan coronavirus rises to 25 with 830 confirmed infection cases in China as of Thursdsy midnight; 34 have been cured and released from hospitals.

7:42 am Jan 24

The second case of Wuhan Coronavirus was confirmed in Japan on Friday. The male patient, 40, has been living in Wuhan, and recently visited Tokyo.

2: 55 am Jan 24

4 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Beijing, taking the total number to 26 in China's capital city.

2:30 am Jan 24

WHO considered it is still too early to declare coronavirus as a public health emergency of international concern given its restrictive and binary nature.

1: 45 am Jan 24

8 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, taking the total number to 13 in the region.

0: 30 am Jan 24

644 cases of coronavirus, including 18 deaths, have been reported in China. Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province are the only two regions that have not reported any cases.

0: 30 am Jan 24

First death of coronavirus infection outside of Hubei Province was reported. The 80-year-old patient surnamed Chen, who had lived in Wuhan for two months, died on January 22 in Cangzhou, North China's Hebei: Health Commission of Hebei Province
 

11:56 pm Jan 23


Wuhan to suspend taxi-hailing services starting from 12:00pm on Friday and the odd-even license number driving rule will be applied to regular taxi services: authorities

11:48 pm Jan 23

China's finance ministry on Thursday allocated 1 billion yuan ($144 million) to Hubei Province to help the province fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.

10:55 pm Jan 23

Northwest China's Gansu Province on Thursday confirmed its first two cases of Wuhan coronavirus

9: 32 pm Jan 23

Palace Museum announced its closure from January 25, during China's Spring Festival, amid nationwide efforts to contain Wuhan coronavirus spreading and the opening date is pending for further notice. Refunds for booked tickets will be carried out.

7:28 pm Jan 23

Large cultural activities during Spring Festival in Beijing such as temple fairs were cancelled to prevent Wuhan coronavirus spreading. Several museums also announced plans to cancel their educational activities and may decrease the number of visitors during the holiday.

6:22 pm Jan 23

Xinjiang reported its first 2 cases of Wuhan coronavirus infections. Both infected individuals had been to Wuhan: local health authorities

6: 18 pm Jan 23

NW China's Shaanxi Province reported its first 3 confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus

6:02 pm Jan 23

Huanggang became the second city following Wuhan to suspend all public road services, starting from 24:00 Jan 23. The city is located 75km away from Wuhan.

5: 45 pm Jan 23

The cases collected so far show that the number of cases without a history of exposure in the Huanan market in Wuhan is increasing, and clustered and confirmed cases without a history of travel in Wuhan have emerged: China's National Health Commission.

3:59 pm Jan 23

All passenger transportation routes on roads and waterways into Wuhan are suspended: China's ministry of transport

1:55 pm Jan 23

17 new Wuhan Coronavirus infections were confirmed in East China's Zhejiang Province, taking the total number to 27 as of Thursday noon.

12:10 pm Jan 23

3 more coronavirus cases reported in Fujian Province, 1 in Jilin Province.

12:06 pm Jan 23

East China's Jiangsu Province confirmed its first case of Wuhan Coronavirus.

11:49 am Jan 23

Female railroad employee on Wuhan-bound high speed train from NE China's Liaoning Province infected with new coronavirus: authorities  

10:42 am Jan 23

Hong Kong confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus pneumonia on Thursday, following two highly-suspected cases reported on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. 

10:13 am Jan 23

A second new case of Wuhan Coronavirus was reported in Macao, and local tourism authorities announced Thursday the cancellation of all Spring Festival activities

9:10 am Jan 23

Seven new cases of Wuhan Coronavirus had been confirmed in Shanghai as of Wednesday midnight, local health authorities said on Thursday morning.

8:18 am Jan 23

571 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in China, with 17 deaths.

5:18 am Jan 23

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday night extended to Jan 23 its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

2:45 am Jan 23

Wuhan is to suspend bus and subway services in the city and close outbound travel at train stations and airports from 10am of Jan 23 amid the escalating epidemic of coronavirus, according to a statement released by city authorities early on Thursday.

01:08 am Jan 23

Three new cases of Wuhan Coronavirus have been confirmed in Guangxi, taking the total number to 5 in the autonomous region.

01:00 am Jan 23

As of 1:00 am Thursday, 550 coronavirus infection cases have been confirmed nationwide in China.

00:47 am Jan 23

Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province confirmed its first case of Wuhan Coronavirus.

00:03 am Jan 23

East China's Jiangsu Province confirmed its first case of Wuhan Coronavirus.

11:41 pm Jan 22


Four new cases of Wuhan Coronavirus have been confirmed in Beijing, taking the total number to 14 in the capital city of China.

10:48 pm Jan 22

As of 9:30 pm Wednesday, 543 coronavirus infection cases have been confirmed nationwide in China, with 17 deaths.

10:20 pm Jan 22

Hubei Province in Central China reports 444 cases of coronavirus infection, and 17 have died as of 20:00 on Wednesday.

9:50 pm Jan 22

The local government of Wuhan issued a notice on Wednesday evening requiring residents to wear masks in public places in Wuhan.

9:30 pm Jan 22

474 cases of the coronavirus infection have been confirmed. One new case confirmed in Weihai, East China's Shandong Province.

9:17 pm Jan 22

Wuhan starts to carry out pneumonia epidemic investigation on vehicles and personnel entering and leaving the city since Wednesday.

7:30 pm Jan 22

473 cases of the coronavirus infection have been confirmed. Places including Fujian, Anhui, Macao, Liaoning, Guizhou, Hainan and Shanxi reported their first confirmed cases on Wed.

6:05 pm Jan 22

East China's Fujian Province confirmed its first nCoV2019 case. The patient, aged 70, had been working in Wuhan.
 

5:55 pm Jan 22

China reported 455 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus that originated from Wuhan nCoV2019.

5:15 pm Jan 22

Wuhan's tourism and cultural bureau on Wednesday barred travel agencies from organizing any tour activities until Feb 8. All tours scheduled from January 30 will be canceled, and expenses will be refunded: reports

5:00 pm Jan 22

WHO experts visit Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, as it's the key area of epidemic control zone

3:30 pm Jan 22

According to a source familiar with this matter, the NHC also shared information with Thai authorities through the Chinese embassy and the ASEAN secretariat in Jakarta. They have worked closely since Jan 3 with the ASEAN secretariat to disseminate timely information to members.

3:29 pm Jan 22

Embassy of Thailand in China confirmed to GT Wed receiving the letter from China's National Health Commission, containing information on updated measures and treatment to tackle the menace of the pneumonia outbreak.

2:28 pm Jan 22

Japanese and South Korean embassies in China confirmed with the Global Times they are in close contact with China's health authority over updates on nCoV2019-related diseases.

2:00 pm Jan 22

South China's Hainan reports four confirmed cases of Wuhan Coronavirus; two cases confirmed in Northeast China's Liaoning as of 2 pm Wednesday.

12:19 pm Jan 22

Tongji Hospital affiliated to the Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan issued guidelines on quick diagnosis and treatment of the nCoV2019 related pneumonia.

11:35 am Jan 22

The novel coronavirus is believed to have stemmed out from wild animals illegally sold in a seafood market in Central China's Wuhan: NHC expert

11:25 am Jan 22

According to current epidemiological information available, the new coronavirus is less susceptible to children: NHC expert.

11:22 am Jan 22

NHC official reiterated Wuhan is still the key 'epidemic control zone', where over 90% of the confirmed cases across the country were discovered to date, while advising people not to head to the city & discouraging city dwellers from leaving the city under the current scenario.

10:45 am Jan 22

Confirmed cases of infection among medical workers validate the people-to-people transmission nature of this virus: National Health Commission official

10:16 am Jan 22

2,197 people who were in close contact with nCoV2019 infected patients have been tracked; among them 1,394 are under close medical observation.

10:14 am Jan 22

440 people have been confirmed infected with nCoV2019, and 9 have died: China State Health Commission

10:10 am Jan 22

No super spreader for the nCoV2019 discovered so far, National Health Commission experts. WHO defines super spreader, as a patient who transmits the virus to more than 10 people.

10:09 am Jan 22

There is no concealment of the actual number of confirmed cases, as China attaches great importance to disseminating every update and information on the outbreak: National Health Commission

10:08 am Jan 22

Dismissing the inflated figures of 2,000 cases as mere rumors, a Chinese National Health Commission official said the actual situation is different from theoretical speculation proposed by British scientists

10:07 am Jan 22

Chinese government and people are confident of winning this fight against nCoV2019: Li Bin, vice head of the National Health Commission

10:06 am Jan 22

The Chinese government has been much more transparent in updating the public with relevant information about the new coronavirus than it was during the same stage of the SARS outbreak in 2002.

10:05 am Jan 22

Daily update mechanism over the nCoV2019 outbreak has been established in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, where the epidemic originated, and international experts have been invited to probe into the disease on-site: State health commission

10:02 am Jan 22

Shanghai confirmed three new cases of the Wuhan Coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to nine: local health authority

10:14 am Jan 22

440 people have been confirmed infected with nCoV2019, and 9 have died: China State Health Commission

9:20 am Jan 22

The city of Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, has confirmed one new case of the Wuhan Coronavirus. The patient has been living in Huanggang, Hubei Province.

7:30 am Jan 22

Authority of East China's Jiangxi Province confirmed on Wednesday morning that two cases of WuhanCoronavirus infection have been found in the province. Both patients had been to Wuhan.

7:00 am Jan 22

As of 7 am on Wednesday, in total 324 cases of Wuhan pneumonia have been confirmed across 14 provinces and municipalities: Chinese state media 

2:40 am Jan 22

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC is expected to announce this afternoon that the first case of Wuhan Coronavirus has been reported in the US: CNN

0:20 am Jan 22

Five more cases added to the number of confirmed nCoV2019 cases in Chinese Capital city of Beijing as of late Tuesday and the national total is also on the rise


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