Virus epicenter Wuhan revokes announcement easing lockdown

Volunteers in protective suits disinfect a residential compound in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China February 22, 2020. Picture taken February 22, 2020. China Daily via... Read more »

Fear of coronavirus pandemic grows but China eases curbs as new infections fall

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – Fears of a coronavirus pandemic grew on Monday after sharp rises in new cases reported in Iran, Italy and South Korea but China relaxed restrictions on movements in several... Read more »

China eases restrictions as other countries report surge in cases

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – Fears of a coronavirus pandemic grew on Monday after sharp rises in new cases reported in Iran, Italy and South Korea but China relaxed restrictions on movements in several... Read more »

Kuwait says three people who traveled to Iran have new coronavirus – KUNA

DUBAI (Reuters) – Kuwait said on Monday three people, including a Saudi national, who returned from Iran were infected by the new coronavirus, state news agency KUNA reported. The three cases, the... Read more »

Passenger tests positive for COVID-19 after leaving ship: Japan

TOKYO — A passenger who got off the Diamond Princess after completing the cruise ship’s quarantine this past week tested positive for the new virus Saturday, becoming the first known case of... Read more »

China’s virus epicenter Wuhan city allows people to exit for crucial operations

FILE PHOTO: A woman uses her mobile phone behind barbed wire at an entrance of a residential compound in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hubei province, China February 22,... Read more »

China says has allocated $14.16 billion for curbing coronavirus outbreak

Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint for registration and body temperature measurement, at an entrance of a residential compound in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hubei... Read more »

Closed museums, mask buying spree amid South Korean surge in coronavirus

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported 161 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infected patients in the country to 763, health authorities said on Monday, a day after... Read more »

New Zealand extends ban on China arrivals; no curbs yet for other nations

FILE PHOTO: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern listens to questions during a media standup in the aftermath of the eruption of White Island volcano, also known by its Maori name Whakaari,... Read more »

South Korean airlines halt flights to Daegu, city with most virus cases

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Korean Airlines is seen on a B787-9 plane at its aviation shed in Incheon, South Korea, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s Korean... Read more »