Coronavirus deaths reach 1,523 in China, new cases drop

Daily Sabah | Feb 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • China reported 2,641 new virus cases Saturday as it escalates measures to contain the outbreak and reassure an anxious public.
  • Using the wider scope of classification, the central Chinese province reported 15,152 cases, including 13,332 that were diagnosed using doctors’ analyses and lung imaging, as opposed to the prior standard of laboratory testing.
  • To accommodate the high number of confirmed and suspected cases, Hubei has constructed makeshift hospitals and reappropriated other public facilities to house patients.