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#China

# china - Today’s News

Hospital director at epicentre of coronavirus epidemic in China dies of the virus

More than 72,000 people have been infected with the virus, also known as Covid-19.

# china - Yesterday’s News

New leaks show Uighur community detained in camps because of their religion

A database profiles the internment of 311 individuals and their relatives abroad.

Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness

Cambodia allowed the ship to dock on its southern coast on Thursday.

# china - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Chinese authorities reported the number of new cases has fallen for the third straight day.

# china - Saturday 15 February, 2020

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.

# china - Friday 14 February, 2020

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets

Donald Trump has repeatedly raised national security concerns about Huawei.

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# china - Thursday 13 February, 2020

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland

# china - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing Coronavirus This post contains videos

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing

In Japan, 39 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19.

# china - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Death toll in China passes 1,000 as coronavirus concerns grow

The death toll is beyond that of the outbreak of SARs in 2002.

# china - Monday 10 February, 2020

UK government declares coronavirus a 'serious and imminent threat to public health'

Under new measures announce today the UK Department of Health said people can be forcibly quarantined.

# china - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities Novel Coronavirus This post contains videos

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities

A reduction in new cases has, however, provided hope the spread of the disease may be slowing.

# china - Saturday 8 February, 2020

WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising'

Five British nationals, including a child, have now tested positive for the virus in France.

# china - Friday 7 February, 2020

An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads

There have been no cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland.

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness

More than 630 people in China have now died from the virus.

# china - Thursday 6 February, 2020

China scrambles for bed spaces as coronavirus death toll reaches over 550

More than 28,000 people are known to be infected across the country.

# china - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'

A new updated warning advises people to “avoid non-essential” travel.

Death toll rises above 400 as China admits 'shortcomings and difficulties' in coronavirus response

The World Health Organisation said the number of cases will keep growing because tests are pending on thousands of suspected cases.

# china - Monday 3 February, 2020

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Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS

China has also made an appeal for medical masks and protective suits.

# china - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300 Philippines This post contains videos

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300

The outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency.

# china - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Around 12,000 cases of infection as death toll rises to 259

The UK Foreign Office said that it was withdrawing its staff members based in China.

Opinion: One minute it's a family holiday, the next we're housebound in China - one Irishman's coronavirus story

Greg McDonough is an Irishman living in China. He’s currently stuck in a town with his wife and child.

# china - Friday 31 January, 2020

Three Irish citizens evacuated from Wuhan begin fortnight in UK quarantine

There have been two confirmed cases of the novel virus in the UK so far.

Department of Justice considering extending visa status of Chinese people in Ireland over coronavirus

There has been two confirmed cases of the novel virus in the UK.

# china - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Two cruise passengers test negative for coronavirus - but passengers not to disembark until tomorrow

Around 1,140 people who had been due to disembark at the Civitavecchia port earlier today, but will have to stay onboard the ship.

Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China

A separate flight is leaving for the UK at 9pm Irish time tonight.

Coronavirus deaths in China spike as global health emergency could be declared today

The Department of Foreign Affairs has begun advising Irish citizens against all non-essential travel to China.

# china - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said “there is no evidence to suggest that any Irish citizen has contracted the virus”.

From The42 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships postponed due to coronavirus fears China

2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships postponed due to coronavirus fears

World Athletics released a statement about March’s Championships today.

Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears

A number of colleges have issued advice to their students.

# china - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Coronavirus case confirmed in Germany as death toll reaches 106 in China

In the US, authorities have warned citizens against all non-essential travel to China.

# china - Monday 27 January, 2020

Irish people now advised to avoid entire province of Hubei due to coronavirus

The Department of Foreign Affairs has advised people to avoid the province of Hubei.

Death toll from coronavirus rises to 80, with over 2,700 confirmed cases

China’s health minister warned that the virus seems to be spreading more easily.

# china - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Wuhan mayor expecting thousands more cases of coronavirus to be confirmed

The US consulate also announced it will evacuate personnel on a charter flight back to the US.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 56 as US consulate prepares evacuation from Wuhan

Cases have been found in Thailand, Japan, South Korea, the US, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Nepal, France, Australia and Canada.

# china - Friday 24 January, 2020

Coronavirus reaches Europe as France confirms three cases

The two confirmed cases, the first in Europe, were announced by the health minister Agnes Buzyn.

Explainer: What is coronavirus and should we be worried? Coronavirus This post contains videos

Explainer: What is coronavirus and should we be worried?

At present, the new virus appears to be “weaker” than SARS in its current form.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown

Chinese authorities have confirmed 830 cases of the deadly new virus, most in the city of Wuhan.

# china - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Chinese health authority warns coronavirus could 'mutate and spread further'

North Korea has reportedly closed its border to all tourists.

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