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Coronavirus death toll surpasses 1,000

by LLB Reporter
11th Feb 20 9:45 am

On Monday 103 people died from the coronavirus in China which brings the total death toll to 1,016. The total number of people infected stands at 42,638 however, the number of new infections is down by almost 20%.

The Chinese authorities have “removed” several senior officials over how they have dealt with the coronavirus.

State media said during the outbreak there has been hundreds sacked, investigations ongoing and many have been warned across China.

World Health Organization (WHO) director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday a team of WHO experts arrived in China and a much larger international team will join them “as soon as possible.”

The WHO confirmed there are 319 cases in 24 countrires.

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