China virus toll passes 1,000 as Xi visits hospital
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 () Live version of coronavirus map The toll from China’s deadly coronavirus outbreak passed 1,000 on Tuesday after President Xi Jinping called for more “decisive” measures to tackle the outbreak in a rare visit to a frontline hospital. The Chinese president donned a face mask and had his temperature checked while visiting medical workers and patients affected by the deadly coronavirus that has killed at least 1,011 people. The fatalities soared after hardest-hit Hubei province – the epicenter of the outbreak – reported another 103 deaths on Tuesday, the highest single-day toll since the virus emerged. At a hospital treating infected patients in Beijing, Xi on Monday called the...
Beijing (AFP) Feb 18, 2020
The toll from China's coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,868 on Tuesday after 98 more people died, according to the National Health... Terra Daily Also reported by •WorldNews •Mid-Day •New Zealand Herald