China virus death toll passes 1,000 | AFP

The number of fatalities from China’s new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,011 nationwide on Tuesday after hard-hit Hubei province reported 103 new deaths. AND SOUNDBITES from Wuhan.N°1OO651

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Coronavirus: third arrival in France of Wuhan evacuees | AFP

About thirty Wuhan evacuees from the Chinese province of Hubei, where is the deadly coronavirus epidemic, arrive by bus in Aix-en-Provence, where they will remain in quarantine for 14 days. Forced to leave Wuhan in the face of the spread of the virus, they landed at the military base of Istres, from the United Kingdom, where they had stopped over. IMAGES

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WHO says novel coronavirus does not yet constitute a ‘pandemic’ | AFP

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus does not yet constitute a “pandemic”. The disease has killed more than 425 people and infected a further 20,000 in China, nearly all of them in central Hubei province — the epicentre of the outbreak — and spread to two-dozen countries since it emerged in December.

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US announces quarantine for Americans returning from Hubei province | AFP

“Any US citizen returning to the United States who has been in Hubei province in the previous 14 days, will be subject to up to 14 days of mandatory quarantine,” says the secretary of the Health and Human Services department, Alex Azar. The US says it is declaring a public health emergency and temporarily banning the entry of foreign nationals who have traveled to China over the past two weeks to contain the spread of a deadly new virus. SOUNDBITE

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‘Ideal Demolition’: 19 buildings blown up in China

Nearly 20 structures was completely destroyed within just 10 seconds in a controlled demolition. Some 5 tons of explosives were used in the demolition in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8160

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