26 July 2021
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[email protected] understands from one family in China Wuhan that @foreignoffice organised evacuation flight out due to take off early Thursday morning, bound for Gatwick
Guangdong Province's latest 2019nCoV update reports a total of 207 infections in people ranging in age from 11 months to 85 years. There have been few reports so far — that have filtered out, anyway — of infections in young children
First confirmed case on Hokkaido of the Corona virus originating from Wuhan. It's a Chinese tourist coming for new year holiday travels
3 explosives found in 2 days, police say someone has admitted responsibility to seal the customs1 year ago
3 explosives found in 2 days, police say someone has admitted responsibility to seal the customs
Many residential compounds in Beijing are only keeping one entrance open starting January 28, and are requiring visitors to register before entering as China attempts to limit the spread of the coronavirus
EU will not ban China's Huawei, but impose 'strict' 5G rules: official
German man infected with coronavirus caught it from a Chinese woman who met with him for work, according to local media, making it Europe's first known case of human-to-human transmission
World Health Organisation chief Tedros has met president Xi in Beijing as well as foreign minister Wang and health minister, on Coronavirus outbreak - WHO spokesman
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Checkpoints on the border with China in the Khabarovsk Krai, the Jewish Autonomous Region and the Amur Region will not work until February 7
Carrie Lam announces suspension of Hong Kong train services (including high-speed rail) connecting mainland China to stop spread of coronavirus. Main ports – Lo Wu, Lok Ma Chau & Shenzhen Bay – remain open.
Govt confirmed there are "sizeable" amount of Hubei residents in HK, and will contact them hospitals. Meanwhile, govt will liaise with central govt on how to arrange some 200 HKers in Hubei
Meanwhile, Beijing said the number of suspected cases witnessed a drop for the first time since the #WuhanOutbreak on the 27th
Japan's Health Minister confirms 2 more cases of patients with new coronavirus in the country. For the first time there's one who never went to Wuhan A bus driver for a tour from Wuhan
CarrieLam: HK gov has received 107 requests for help from 200 HKers in Wuhan. None of them is student. HK gov is communicating with Beijing for a "safe and feasible plan" of evacuation
China will stop individual travelers to Hong Kong to curb novel coronavirus spread, Chief Executive Carrie Lam says
CarrieLam: all HKers in mainland China are urged to come back and all HKers in town are urged not to go to any places affected by nCov2019. HKers return from affected areas are recommended to carry out self-quarantine for 14 days
A masked #carrielam on more measures against #coronavirus outbreak: 1. with central govt approval's - suspension of personal travel permits for mainland residents to hk 2. reduce traffic between hk and mainland: high speed rail service suspended / halfing mainland flights
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Kazakhstan suspended the operation of a 72-hour visa-free entry regime for Chinese citizens until July 1 - Decree
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Twenty navy officers who returned from a visit to Wuhan, China, left the city before it was locked-down to contain the coronavirus epidemic, Thailand navy spokesman said on Tuesday
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Seoul - More than half a million South Koreans have signed a petition calling for a ban on people from China entering the country, as Seoul announced on Tuesday it would evacuate citizens from the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak
HongKong's pro-Beijing DAB Party said the city "must consider" closing its borders amid the Wuhan coronavirus, after a meeting with Carrie Lam. This comes as Lam is scheduled to hold a presser alongside the sec for security and head of immigration at 4:30pm
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Explosive device found at Shenzhen border point, after suspected bomb destroys another toilet
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Six more Chinese tourists found infected with coronavirus
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Tianjin in North China is to launch wartime mechanism to confront the novel coronavirus, the first city in China to do so. A general hospital and 500 medical teams in the city are to be put under military management
Wuhan reports 1,291 new cases and 24 new deaths, raising death toll to 106
13 new novel coronavirus cases confirmed in Shanghai on Monday, bringing the total confirmed cases to 66 in the city
All HongKong public sports centres, libraries, and museums will be closed from today due to the Wuhan coronavirus, the gov't announced overnight
Ships heading for New Orleans will be asked about sick crew members and passengers prior to arrival if they recently stopped in China. Those who fail to report sick people face fines up to $94,000
First Coronavirus case in BC: Burnaby's Councillor James Wang claims one patient flew to Vancouver from Shanghai, developped symptoms, but dismissed by Vancouver General Hospital. Next day, the patient went back to Shanghai and was diagnosed with Coronavirus
The Department of Health requires Hong Kong people who have been to Hubei to declare to the Port Health Department
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Beijing has banned private charities and volunteers from entering Hubei Province, the epicenter of the #CoronavirusOutbreak, or sending materials to hospitals directly. It's unclear why authorities made the decision
U.S. State Department tells @cbsnews planned charter flight to evacuate American citizens from Wuhan, China will land in *Ontario, California* east of Los Angeles. Passengers to pay back cost of flight and subject to "CDC screening, health monitoring and observation."
Guterres says @UN appreciates China's effort to battle against novel coronavirus and has full confidence in China's ability of controlling the outbreak
Wuhan virus: Sri Lanka confirms first case
The US Navy sailed the USS Montgomery near the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea Saturday, challenging China's attempts to place restrictions on how ships can operate in the area. The US has accused Beijing of deploying jamming equipment & missiles to the Spratlys
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First coronavirus case in Germany confirmed: According to the Ministry of Health, a man from the district of Starnberg in Bavaria was infected
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Jiangxi province in China just announced 24 new virus cases - a 50% increase in one day
Wuhan doctor who shared info about coronavirus on social media on Dec 30 before govt lifted info blockade punished by police on Jan 3. He's now in ICU with virus. Interview with him from China Youth Daily deleted from WeChat
@StateDept raises travel advisory to China amid coronavirus outbreak. It is urging Americans to "reconsider travel" to China
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Singapore reports fifth confirmed case of China coronavirus
Government of China's Zhejiang province says companies not allowed to return to work before Feb. 9
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The seventh confirmed case of new coronavirus infection in Macau: The patient is a 67-year-old female Wuhan resident
Beijing reported eight new confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday, one death
A reporter from NBC said a police officer grabbed her breast at a protest on Sunday. When she asked other officers at the scene to give his id number she was pepper sprayed in the face
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[email protected]: We are in very close communication with China concerning the virus. Very few cases reported in USA, but strongly on watch. We have offered China and President Xi any help that is necessary. Our experts are extraordinary
As of noon in HongKong, 110 patients remained in isolation with 104 in a stable condition.  69 patients were admitted in the preceding 24-hours to undergo further testing1 year ago
As of noon in HongKong, 110 patients remained in isolation with 104 in a stable condition. 69 patients were admitted in the preceding 24-hours to undergo further testing
Shanghai authorities imposing 2-week quarantine period on people returning from Hubei area
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South Korean government is considering evacuating Korean citizens from Wuhan by arranging two charter flights. The Korean Consulate General in Wuhan confirms more than 400 Korean nationals saying they wanted to leave the city
Many of Tibetan monasteries and institutes in Tibet remain shutdown amidst outbreak of Coronavirus in Wuhan1 year ago
Many of Tibetan monasteries and institutes in Tibet remain shutdown amidst outbreak of Coronavirus in Wuhan
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Germany calls for avoiding "unnecessary" travel to China and intends to evacuate its nationals from Wuhan
Big line of embassy cars outside China's Foreign Ministry as ambassadors attend urgent coronavirus meeting. One tells us the main message was that China has things under control and there's no need for foreign govs to be planning the evacuation of their nationals from Wuhan
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One reliable source has told that dozens of people from Hubei have been denied entry after arriving at the Hong Kong airport, but no airline and shipper is willing to transport them back to Hubei. The restricted area has created a vacuum for Hubei travellers
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Anshun, a city of nearly 2.5 million in China's Guizhou province, orders the closure of all public venues, cancels all public events
Companies in Shanghai cannot resume work before February 9 due to virus fight: government
Wuhan mayor Zhou Xianwang admitted his government didn't release information on time earlier in the coronavirus outbreak and he hopes people can.understand. Said he was misunderstood because information needs to be released with authorization and in accordance with law
Gabriel Leung, dean of HKU's medical school on CoronavirusOutbreak: basic reproductive number - secondary cases generated by an index infected case - is 2.13. According to best estimate, case count doubles every six days, in the absence of any public health intervention
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Moon orders coronavirus checks on all entrants from Chinese city of Wuhan
Reuters: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited the central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, as the government sought to signal it was responding seriously to the crisis
Mongolia closed its border with China on Monday amid the outbreak of the WuhanCoronavirus. It also closed crossings for auto vehicles and pedestrian traffic, and called for all public gatherings to be canceled: reports
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The device exploded in a toilet cubicle at the Caritas Medical Centre at about 2.30 a.m. local time, police said in a statement. The motive for the hospital explosion was not known
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A suspected small-scale homemade bomb exploded at a general hospital in Hong Kong on Monday, causing the temporary evacuation of some patients but no injuries, police said
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South Korea reports 4th Wuhan coronavirus case, a 55-year-old Korean male, according to SBS
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