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The death toll and the number of people infected with Wuhan's coronavirus continues to grow, with no signs of slowing down despite severe quarantine and population control methods ...

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(CNN) - The number of deaths and the number of people infected with Wuhan's coronavirus continues to grow, with no signs of slowing down despite severe quarantine and population control methods established in China. The coronavirus outbreak has killed more than 560 people and infected more than 28,000, the vast majority in China.

Outside of mainland China, it has spread to more than 25 countries and territories, and killed two people. More than 7,300 people are quarantined on two cruises in front of Hong Kong and Japan amid concerns of passengers and crew members who were exposed without realizing the Wuhan coronavirus by infected passengers.

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These are the latest developments:

The numbers

Global cases: More than 28,000 cases, more than 560 deaths
Places where the coronavirus is: 25 countries

The latest news

  • The United States urged the World Health Organization to engage directly with Taiwan's public health authorities in the fight against the coronavirus
  • 3 people from the USA UU. they are among the 20 that tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus aboard a cruise ship docked in Japan
  • Global reaction to coronavirus, an “exaggerated panic reaction,” says China's ambassador to the United Kingdom
  • Hong Kong confirms an additional case of Wuhan's coronavirus while officials warn of local broadcasts
  • Two newborn babies in Wuhan, China, have been infected with the coronavirus, according to China's state television broadcaster CCTV. The youngest baby was diagnosed with only 30 hours of age.

  • The baby's mother was also infected with the virus, and CCTV suggested that "there may be mother-to-child transmission," where the mother transmits the virus to the baby in the womb.
  • Taiwan confirmed two additional cases of coronavirus on Thursday, which makes the total on the autonomous island 13, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
  • Taiwan also issued travel warning warnings to Hong Kong and Macao on Thursday, demanding that citizens of Hong Kong Macao be quarantined for 14 days after entry from Friday.
  • Taiwan will ban international cruise ships from docking at its ports starting Thursday, after recent cases of virus spread by passengers on the Princess cruise ship in Japan, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health of Taiwan.

  • Saudi Arabia has suspended the trip of its citizens and residents to China on Thursday, state news agency SPA said.
  • More than 7,300 people are quarantined on two cruises in front of Hong Kong and Japan amid concerns of passengers and crew members who were exposed without realizing the Wuhan coronavirus by infected passengers.
  • The Diamond Princess is anchored on the coast of Yokohama, near Tokyo, with 1,045 crew members and 2,666 passengers, including 428 Americans, on board.
  • The Japanese Ministry of Health said 20 people aboard the Diamond Princess had been infected.
  • The second ship, the World Dream, is docked at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong with more than 3,600 passengers and crew members on board, the city's Health Department said Wednesday.
  • Cruise companies around the world have pledged to take additional measures to protect their customers from infections, with several passengers who have been in mainland China in the last 14 days.
  • Hong Kong announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all people entering the semi-autonomous city from mainland China, including residents. The measure comes after all but three border crossings were closed to try to contain the virus.
  • Speaking on Wednesday, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said they were "seeing a trend of worsening outbreak," as the number of confirmed cases increased to 21. At least three of those cases did not travel outside of Hong Kong during the incubation period, which suggests that there may be community transmission, Lam said.
  • HK hospital authorities asked striking employees to return to work on Thursday, as the number of cases in the city continues to grow.


  • The United States Department of State is offering seats on the flight of U.S. evacuees to Canadians;
  • The United Kingdom will send a second and last charter flight to evacuate the citizens of the United Kingdom from Wuhan and arrive Sunday morning at the base of the Royal Air Force Brize Norton
  • Two chartered flights with approximately 350 passengers departed from China to the US. UU., With a flight that stopped at the Travis Air Force Base; the other refuel and continue to the Miramar air station in California;
  • Thailand repatriated citizens on Tuesday;
  • The Australian repatriation flight landed on Christmas Island
  • 56 Italian citizens repatriated in flight from Wuhan according to the Ministry of Health;
  • Countries that have evacuated citizens of China: USA USA, United Kingdom, including Spanish citizens on a flight from the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia (including citizens of New Zealand), Japan, Jordan, France (including citizens of Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Czech Republic and Slovakia), Korea South, India (including Maldives nationals in Indian flight), Myanmar, Italy, Mexico.

Places where the coronavirus is:

1. Australia

2. Belgium

3. Cambodia

4. Canada

5. Finland

6. France

7. Germany

8. Hong Kong

9. India

10. Italy

11. Japan

12. Macao

13. Malaysia

14. Nepal

15. Philippines

16. Russia

17. Singapore

18. South Korea

19. Spain

20. Sri Lanka

21. Sweden

22. Taiwan

23. Thailand

24. United Arab Emirates

25. United Kingdom

26. United States

27. Vietnam

Countries and airlines that have suspended flights to China

United Airlines: suspends operations to Hong Kong due to falling demand.

United Arab Emirates: suspended all flights to and from China except for Beijing as of February 5.

SAUDIA (Saudi Arabia airline)

Oman Air


Qatar Airlines

Delta: will suspend flights between the United States and China from Sunday until at least April 30

American Airlines

United Airlines said it would suspend flights from its central US cities. UU. and Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai from February 6 to March 28

Russia: flights between Russia and China will be suspended, in addition to Aeroflot flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

British Airways

Virgin atlantic

Australian airline Qantas

Kenya Airways

Turkish Airlines: suspends flights to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Xi'an until the end of February

air France

Israel's Al Airlines


Air canada


Russian charter airlines (Azur Air, Anex Tour, Tez Tour, iFly, Ural Airlines, Norwind)

British Airways

Cathay Pacific: would gradually reduce the number of flights between the city and 24 destinations in China from 480 flights per week to 240 per week

Air Asia

Indian air

Finnair of Finland: canceling three weekly flights between Helsinki and Beijing (PKX) between February 5 and March 29, and two weekly flights between Helsinki and Nanjing (NKG) between February 8 and March 29, due to the suspension of group travel by the Chinese authorities. It will continue to operate flights to Beijing (PEK), Shanghai (PVG), Hong Kong (HKG) and Guangzhou (CAN).

UAE: suspend all flights to China except Beijing

Vietnam Airlines

Countries that are denying entry to passengers from China

Taiwan: ban on foreign citizens who have been in China in the last 14 days

United States: temporarily denies entry to foreign citizens who visited China in the last 14 days



New Zealand

Northern Mariana Islands

Papua New Guinea


South Korea


Source: cnnespanol

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