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#BREAKING South Korea biggest #coronavirus centre outside China, 161 new cases
#UPDATE South Korea reports 161 more #coronavirus cases, taking the nationwide total to 763 and making it the world's largest total outside China
#BREAKING China reports 150 more virus deaths
Virus-hit China set to postpone its annual parliament session for the first time since the Cultural Revolution

#UPDATE China's death toll from the new #coronavirus has risen to 2,592 after 150 more fatalities were reported, all but one in the epicentre of Hubei province

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#BREAKING China allows healthy non-residents of Wuhan to leave virus epicentre: official
#UPDATE China has slightly relaxed the quarantine in Wuhan, allowing some people to leave the epicentre of the epidemic under certain conditions.

The city of 11 million has been under lockdown since January 23

📸People leave a Wuhan hospital after recovering from #coronavirus
#BREAKING Bahrain, Kuwait announce first coronavirus cases: state media
#BREAKING Wuhan reverses quarantine relaxation: official
#UPDATE Kuwait and Bahrain confirm their first novel #coronavirus cases, adding all had come from Iran.

Kuwait reported three infections and Bahrain one
"The announcement is declared invalid. In this regard, we have seriously dealt with the relevant personnel," officials say on Wuhan’s official account on Twitter-like Weibo
#BREAKING South Korea confirms another 70 #coronavirus cases in the afternoon, bringing its daily increase to 231 and overall tally to 833, by far the largest national total outside China
#BREAKING Italy reports its fourth death from the new coronavirus, an 84-year old man in the northern Lombardy region, as the number of people contracting the virus continues to mount
#BREAKING China postpones parliament for first time in decades amid virus battle: state media
#UPDATE Afghanistan has detected its first novel #coronavirus case, the country's health minister says, involving a patient who recently travelled to Iran
#UPDATE China announces it will postpone its annual parliament session for the first time since the Cultural Revolution, as the country battles #CoronavirusOutbreak
📷Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) during 2019 opening session
#UPDATE The deadly coronavirus epidemic spreads further outside China with a surge of infections in South Korea making it the biggest hotspot abroad, while outbreaks worsen in the Middle East and Europe
#BREAKING Lawmaker from Iran's Qom accuses government of virus coverup: report
#BREAKING Iran government pledges transparency on virus figures
#BREAKING Iraq says Iranian national its first confirmed novel coronavirus case
#BREAKING Alitalia flight blocked on landing in Mauritius: Italian government
#UPDATE Fears of a global coronavirus pandemic deepened on Monday with a growing number of deaths in Iran and the worsening of other outbreaks across Asia, the Middle East and Europe
#BREAKING Hong Kong to bar non-resident arrivals from S. Korea over virus: govt
VIDEO: 🇮🇹 Some tourist hotspots in the Italian city of #Milan are protectively closing their doors to the public as the number of people contracting the new #coronavirus continues to mount in Italy, where a fifth death from the virus was reported Monday
#BREAKING Oman reports first two cases of coronavirus, halts flights to Iran: state TV
#UPDATE An #Alitalia flight from Rome was being "held" in Mauritius on Monday, the Italian government said, amid health concerns as #coronavirus cases in Italy continue to rise
#BREAKING World must prepare for 'potential pandemic': WHO chief
#BREAKING Iran, Italy, S. Korea virus cases 'deeply concerning': WHO chief
VIDEO: World Health Organization chief, #Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, says all countries should be focusing on "containment" of the new #coronavirus "while doing everything we can to prepare for a potential pandemic" #COVID19
#BREAKING Coronavirus epidemic has 'peaked and plateaued' in China: WHO
#UPDATE Hong Kong will close its doors on Tuesday to all arrivals from South Korea except returning city residents in response to the growing #coronavirus outbreak, the territory's security chief said
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