Coronavirus Outbreak Update 1/24/20

Coronavirus Update this information is current as of 0922hrs, 24 Jan 2020. The virus has killed 26 peoples, infected more than 800 people, suspended public transport in 10 cities, closed parts of the Great Wall, closed the Forbidden City, and is shutting temples over the Lunar New Year.  The Chinese Lunar New Year starts today. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an emergency in China, but did not declare an international emergency.  Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States have one confirmed case each.  Britain is investigating cases. 

Coronavirus Outbreak Update

Update on coronavirus outbreak,  This information is current as of 23 Jan 2020 at 0730hrs EST.   The coronavirus is now know as 2019 -nCoV, it is a new strain of coronavirus not previously identified in humans.  Two Chinese cities, Wuhan with a population of 11 million, and Huanggang with a population of 7 million have been placed on lockdown with public transportation suspended.  There are 500 confirmed cases with 17 deaths in China.  Thailand has reported 4 cases.  Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and the United States have 1 reported case each.   

Coronavirus Outbreak Update

The following is an update on the current outbreak involving Coronavirus. This is information is current as of 0800hrs EST 22 Jan 2020. There have been 9 deaths and 440 individuals reported infected in China. The virus has been confirmed to be transmitted from human to human with at least 15 medical workers infected.  There are cases in Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States.