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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 8:30 am: Japan stocks plunge around 4% Japan’s  plunged 3.97% in early trade as it returned from a holiday, following a selloff in U.S. stocks overnight. The Topix index also declined 3.92%. Shares in Australia also fell sharply, with
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 9:22 am: China reports 109 additional deaths China’s National Health Commission reported an additional 109 deaths, almost all in Hubei province. That brings the country’s death toll to 2,345 people, according to government data. As of the end
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A worker at a factory in Nanjing sorting face masks being produced to satisfy increased demand during China’s COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, in China’s Jiangsu province. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 7:58 am: Hubei reports an additional 108
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Malaysia has barred the entry of remaining passengers from a cruise ship docked in Cambodia — after an American passenger tested positive for the new coronavirus upon her arrival in Kuala Lumpur. Confirming local media reports, Malaysia’s deputy minister for international trade and industry, Ong Kian Ming, told CNBC on Monday that his country will
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 8:05 am: China confirms 143 more deaths, 2,641 new cases China’s National Health Commission reported an additional 143 deaths nationwide, as well as 2,641 new confirmed cases as of Feb. 14. That tally includes Hubei, the epicenter of the
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A woman wears a protective mask as she rides a bicycle on February 11.2020 in Wuhan. Hubei province, China. Flights, trains and public transport including buses, subway and ferry services have been closed for the twentieth days. Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing
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A woman sits outside wearing a protective mask on February 9, 2020 in Wuhan, China. Flights, trains and public transport including buses, subway and ferry services have been closed for eighteenth days. The number of those who have died from the Wuhan coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, in China has climbed to 813. Stringer | Getty
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Pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk though the Chinatown neighborhood of New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 8:40 am: Chinese social media erupts with condolences and anger over whistleblower
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The view of the WuhanKeting in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. Getty Images This is a live
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Chinese police wear protective masks as they stand guard on a main road on January 31, 2020 in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below in Beijing time. 8:03 am: China confirms additional 2,590 cases, 45 deaths China’s National Health Commission said
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