Coronavirus: death toll rises, millions more confined

 
Wed Feb 5th, 2020 - Abuja (FCT)
 

The new coronavirus which appeared late December has claimed nearly 500 lives, infected more than 24,000 people in mainland China and spread to more than 20 countries.

Here is a timeline.

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Health authorities in Wuhan, an industrial city in central Hubei province, first document the new illness on December 8.

 
 

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source: Guardian