“The death toll from the new coronavirus now stands at 106, with the number of infections almost doubling in a day to more than 4,500.
“The rise comes as governments scramble to control the spread of the virus. Hong Kong is going to slash cross-border travel with mainland China.
“Meanwhile, Japan is sending a plane to Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, to evacuate its citizens
“The virus has spread across China and to at least 16 countries globally.
“Hong Kong has announced plans to slash cross-border travel between the city and mainland China as the new coronavirus continues to spread.
“More than 100 people have now died in China, with confirmed infections surging to more than 4,500.” – YT