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Italy declares “National Emergency” as coronavirus cases surge, Northern Italy on lockdown: Virus Updates

  • Italy announces 79 cases, declares “national emergency”; Nothern Italy put on lockdown
  • Hubei reports daily numbers:
  • CHINA’S HUBEI PROVINCE, EPICENTRE OF CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, REPORTS 630 NEW CASES ON FEB 22 VS 366 ON FEB 21;
    CHINA’S HUBEI PROVINCE, EPICENTRE OF CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, REPORTS 96 NEW DEATHS ON FEB 22 VS 106 ON FEB 21
  • Chinese scientists find virus in urine
  • Experts propose 27 day quarantine, say 14 days likely not long enough
  • Cases outside China go exponential
  • Japan cases triple in a week to 121 / Outbreak reported in South Korea
  • Now appears that Japan lied that it had tested passengers, with many returning to their country of origin now that the quarantine has been broken; the second cluster and third clusters are South Korea and Japan; the former has seen cases doubling every day for the past four, hitting 433 on Saturday in an exponential increase in new cases
  • WHO team visits Wuhan; will give Monday press conference
  • Iran reports 10 new cases, deaths climb to 6