• Figures: 361 deaths, 17,205 infected; 2019-nCoV epidemic is on the rise

    Coronavirus death toll touches 361, over 17,200 infected | Figures

    World | February 03, 2020 10:15 IST

    As per the latest reports coming from China, the death toll of the new mysterious strain of coronavirus has notched up to 361. This indicates that in the past 24 hours, 57 cases of death due to coronavirus have been reported -- 56 in China and 1 in Philippines. Chinese authorities completed a new, rapidly constructed 1,000-bed hospital for victims of the outbreak and delayed the reopening of schools in the hardest-hit province. Restrictions were tightened still further in one city by allowing only one family member to venture out to buy supplies every other day.

  • As Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 304, 324 Indians evacuated from Wuhan in Air India plane

    As Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 304, 324 Indians evacuated from Wuhan in Air India plane

    News | February 02, 2020 6:40 IST

    A special Air India plane carrying 324 Indian nationals from the Coronavirus-hit Wuhan landed in Delhi on Saturday. The Health Ministry assured the public that all 324 Indians who have been evacuated from Wuhan are fine.

  • Coronavirus death toll moves into triple figures; 106 dead, over 2,700 infected

    Coronavirus death toll in China moves into triple figures; 106 dead, over 2,700 infected

    World | January 28, 2020 7:38 IST

    The reported cases of those infected from the new mysterious strain of Coronavirus are increasing with time. As per the latest reports, the number of reported cases has risen above 2,700 while 106 have been confirmed dead. Out of these, a large number of cases have been reported from the Chinese city of Wuhan. Despite China's large scale quarantine of the region, the virus is spreading and spreading fast.

  • Dr. Gauden Galea, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative in China, speaks during an inte

    Coronavirus death toll touches 80; no confirmation yet on WHO's 'emergency' actions

    World | January 27, 2020 8:03 IST

    With 24 deaths reported on January 26, the overall death toll of Coronavirus has notched up to 80. Thus far, over 2,500 cases of Coronavirus have been reported, mostly in China's Hebei province, but cases have also been reported from Australia, United States, Europe, Thailand, Nepal among other countries. This global outreach and increasing death toll is slowly turning Coronavirus into a global epidemic.

  • Coronavirus death toll rises to 56 as Shanghai reports first death; epidemic spreads to Europe

    Coronavirus death toll rises to 56 as Shanghai reports first death; epidemic spreads to Europe

    World | January 26, 2020 6:36 IST

    The number of people who have lost their lives to Coronavirus has now reached 55 in China. As the country struggles to keep a grip on the spread of the virus, first death has been reported from financial capital Shanghai. To add to outbreak inside China, the Coronavirus has now spread overseas with cases reported in Europe, US and Australia. 

  • A store in Wuhan, China, with empty shelves as the city

    ‘People are dying in front of our eyes’: Is China lying about the coronavirus death toll?

    World | January 25, 2020 20:48 IST

    While China says that only 1,400 cases of coronavirus have been reported so far, leaked testimonies and independent journalists claim that the number could be as high as 90,000

  • Coronavirus death toll rises to 41 in China

    Coronavirus death toll rises to 41 in China

    News | January 25, 2020 8:54 IST

    Coronavirus has already taken 41 lives in china while over 1,200 others suffer from the epidemic. The virus has now started to make its way to other countries even as China expands its quarantine zone in Hebei province.

  • Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 41 as epidemic

    Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 41 as epidemic spreads overseas despite quarantine

    World | January 25, 2020 6:52 IST

    Coronavirus has already taken 41 lives in china while over 1,200 others suffer from the epidemic. The virus has now started to make its way to other countries even as China expands its quarantine zone in Hebei province.

  • As China quarantines Wuhan, Coronavirus death toll rises to

    As China quarantines Wuhan, Coronavirus death toll rises to 25; over 800 cases reported

    World | January 24, 2020 6:55 IST

    The mysterious new strain of Coronavirus has now resulted in a total of 25 deaths in China with over 830 reported cases. The Chinese National Health Commission (CNHC) confirmed the rise in the death toll because of the epidemic outbreak. Even as the country quarantines Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, there seems no respite from the virus that has resulted in major filtration and screening at airports around the globe with incoming travellers from China.

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