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China virus death toll rises to 170, transmission a concern

 

January 30, 2020

Associated Press

In this Jan. 28, 2020 photo, a man wearing a face mask walks through a village in Jianli county in central China's Hubei Province, the province at the center of a virus outbreak. The death toll rose to 170 in the new virus outbreak in China on Thursday as foreign evacuees from the worst-hit region begin returning home under close observation and world health officials expressed "great concern" that the disease is starting to spread between people outside of China.

BEIJING - The death toll rose to 170 in the new virus outbreak in China on Thursday as foreign evacuees from the worst-hit region begin returning home under close observation and world health officials expressed "great concern" that the disease is starting to spread between people outside of China.

Thursday's figures cover the previous 24 hours and represent an increase of 38 deaths and 1,737 cases for a total of 7,711. Of the new deaths, 37 were in the epicenter of the outbreak in Hubei province and one in the southwestern province of Sichuan.

http://www.startribune.com/china-virus-death-toll-rises-to-170-transmission-a-concern/567408862/

 

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