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Coronavirus outbreak: 70 more people infected on Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan taking total number of cases to 355
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Coronavirus outbreak: 70 more people infected on Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan taking total number of cases to 355

The ship, with some 3,700 passengers and crew on board, has the most coronavirus infections outside China

Indian Embassy in Japan says it is making efforts to disembark citizens aboard cruise ship Diamond Princess after quarantine period ends
India

Indian Embassy in Japan says it is making efforts to disembark citizens aboard cruise ship Diamond Princess after quarantine period ends

The Indian Embassy in Japan on Saturday said it is making efforts to disembark all the Indians on board the cruise ship moored off the Japanese coast after the end of the quarantine period

Third Indian crew of Diamond Princess, cruise ship quarantined off Japanese coast, tests positive for coronavirus; at least 218 infected so far
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Third Indian crew of Diamond Princess, cruise ship quarantined off Japanese coast, tests positive for coronavirus; at least 218 infected so far

A third Indian crew onboard a cruise ship off the Japanese coast has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Indian Embassy in Japan said on Friday

China sees major drop in coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, reports 143 new deaths; Beijing imposes 14-day self-quarantine on all arrivals
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China sees major drop in coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, reports 143 new deaths; Beijing imposes 14-day self-quarantine on all arrivals

China reported Saturday a figure of 2,641 new virus cases, a major drop from the higher numbers in recent days since a broader diagnostic method was implemented

China reports 1,367 deaths from coronavirus, sees dramatic surge in tally; WHO claims major increase due to revised way of counting
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China reports 1,367 deaths from coronavirus, sees dramatic surge in tally; WHO claims major increase due to revised way of counting

China reported a surge in deaths and infections from a new virus Thursday after changing the way the count is tallied, further clouding an epidemic that has stirred fear as it spread to more than two dozen countries

Singapore, Hong Kong legs of World Rugby Sevens Series postponed amid coronavirus outbreak
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Singapore, Hong Kong legs of World Rugby Sevens Series postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

The Singapore and Hong Kong legs of the World Rugby Sevens Series have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, World Rugby announced.

Coronavirus cases appeared to be levelling off over the past week; unfortunately, that's no longer the case
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Coronavirus cases appeared to be levelling off over the past week; unfortunately, that's no longer the case

The news seemed to be positive: The number of new coronavirus cases reported in China over the past week suggested that the outbreak might be slowing — that containment efforts were working

Coronavirus toll leaps to 1,310 in China's Hubei, which also sees 14,840 new confirmed cases; officials using new methodology to count infected
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Coronavirus toll leaps to 1,310 in China's Hubei, which also sees 14,840 new confirmed cases; officials using new methodology to count infected

The Chinese province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in the death toll on Thursday, as global health experts warned the epidemic could get far worse before it is brought under control.

Coronavirus update 12 Feb: WHO officially names virus COVID-19, rate of infections appears to slow down, death toll at 1,115 and more
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Coronavirus update 12 Feb: WHO officially names virus COVID-19, rate of infections appears to slow down, death toll at 1,115 and more

Encouragingly, cases outside Hubei have been falling for 8 days consecutively - in fact, Tuesday saw the lowest rate of infection in 10 days.

Japan confirms 39 new coronavirus cases aboard cruise ship Diamond Princess; tally rises to 174
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Japan confirms 39 new coronavirus cases aboard cruise ship Diamond Princess; tally rises to 174

Japan’s health ministry said Wednesday that 39 new cases of a virus have been confirmed on a cruise ship quarantined at a Japanese port

Coronavirus outbreak: 60 more confirmed with virus on Diamond Princess cruise docked in Japan's Yokohama, taking total number of cases aboard to 130
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Coronavirus outbreak: 60 more confirmed with virus on Diamond Princess cruise docked in Japan's Yokohama, taking total number of cases aboard to 130

Passengers have been allowed on decks in shifts to get fresh air and encouraged to regularly take their temperature

China coronavirus toll stands at 908 with rise in cases following sharp dip on Saturday; WHO experts likely to visit by Tuesday
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China coronavirus toll stands at 908 with rise in cases following sharp dip on Saturday; WHO experts likely to visit by Tuesday

Mainland China has reported another rise in cases of the new virus after a sharp decline the previous day, while the number of deaths grow by 97 to 908, with at least two more outside the country

Pune resident admitted to city-based quarantine facility over suspected coronavirus infection, was returning from Phillippines
India

Pune resident admitted to city-based quarantine facility over suspected coronavirus infection, was returning from Phillippines

A 26-year-old man from Pune in Maharashtra, who recently returned from Philippines via Hong Kong and Singapore, was on Saturday evening admitted in the quarantine facility

Coronavirus toll overtakes 2003 SARS outbreak as 717 deaths reported from China alone; over 34,000 more infected
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Coronavirus toll overtakes 2003 SARS outbreak as 717 deaths reported from China alone; over 34,000 more infected

China has struggled to contain coronavirus despite having placed some 56 million people under effective lockdown in Hubei and its provincial capital, Wuhan.

With 61 confirmed cases of coronavirus on quarantined cruise ship at Yokohama, Japan turns away luxury liner from Hong Kong
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With 61 confirmed cases of coronavirus on quarantined cruise ship at Yokohama, Japan turns away luxury liner from Hong Kong

Japan on Friday reported 41 new cases of a virus on a quarantined cruise ship and turned away another luxury liner while the death toll in mainland China rose to 636, including a doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the disease threat.

Onion crisis: Govt allows exports of Krishnapuram variety of kitchen staple with certain conditions
Business

Onion crisis: Govt allows exports of Krishnapuram variety of kitchen staple with certain conditions

Krishnapuram onions are not used in kitchen due to their size and pungency. The onions are imported by Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Singapore.

Coronavirus: Surat diamond industry stares at Rs 8,000 cr loss in next two months as Hong Kong declares state of emergency
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Coronavirus: Surat diamond industry stares at Rs 8,000 cr loss in next two months as Hong Kong declares state of emergency

The Surat diamond industry is likely to face a loss of around Rs 8,000 crore in next two months as Hong Kong, which is a major export destination, has declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus outbreak in China, say experts

Cathay Pacific asks 27,000 employees to take unpaid leave as virus hits demand; says conditions as grave as 2009 financial crisis
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Cathay Pacific asks 27,000 employees to take unpaid leave as virus hits demand; says conditions as grave as 2009 financial crisis

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways asked its 27,000 employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave, saying preserving cash was key for the carrier and that conditions were as grave as during the 2009 financial crisis due to the virus outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak shuts Macao, the world’s gambling capital but city expects to bounce back once tourism resumes
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Coronavirus outbreak shuts Macao, the world’s gambling capital but city expects to bounce back once tourism resumes

Authorities said 10 people in Macao have been sickened by the pneumonia-like illness, among them a hotel employee at Galaxy Casino, one of the city’s busiest gambling establishments.