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Empty Cities and Stalled Industrial Production, New Analysis Shows Coronavirus Has Cut China’s Carbon Emissions by 100 Million Metric Tons

One of the deadliest epidemics in decades has dented energy demand and industrial output in China, cutting carbon dioxide emissions by about 100 million metric tons—close to what Chile emits in a year. A new analysis by the climate nonprofit Carbon Brief found that the widespread impact of the virus—including travel restrictions, longer holidays, and lower economic activity—means that neither has recovered from the usual lull around the Chinese New Year, a roughly two-week festival that beg...
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MIDEAST STOCKS- #Saudi leads most of Gulf higher; #Dubai bucks the trend | Nasdaq

:Most stocks in the Gulf closed higher on Thursday, with Saudi leading gains that tracked global share and oil prices as investor worries about the coronavirus epidemic eased somewhat after a slight decline in the number of new cases. Mainland China had 1,749 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Tuesday, the country's National Health Commission said on Wednesday, down from 1,886 cases a day earlier and the lowest since Jan. 29.Brent crude LCOc1 was up by 75 cents at $58.50 a barrel b...
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China virus death toll surges past 2,000: govt

The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 2,000 on Wednesday after 136 more people died, with the number of new cases falling for a second straight day, according to the National Health Commission. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in mainland China to 74,185. In its daily update, the National Health Commission reported 1,749 new cases of people infected with the virus nationwide, the lowest number of new cases this month.
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Head of hospital dies in coronavirus epicenter; global economic impact spreads

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The head of a leading hospital in China's central city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday as Apple Inc warned its sales would suffer because of the epidemic, casting a chill on global stock markets. The number of new coronavirus cases in mainland China fell below 2,000 for the first time since January but the virus remains far from contained. The total death toll in China has climbed to 1,868, the National Health Com...
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14 U.S. cruise ship evacuees test positive for coronavirus

Chinese authorities reported early Monday that there were about 100 new deaths from coronavirus, the lowest daily count since Feb. 11. The flu-like virus now has killed more than 1,700 people, Reuters reports. The number of confirmed infections in Hubei province, where the outbreak is centered, rose on Monday after falling for two straight days. Authorities in Hubei imposed tough new restrictions on movement as they continued to step up efforts to contain the spread of the outbreak. The number o...
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Coronavirus: 70 more cases on Japan cruise ship as China infections pass 68,000

US, Canada and Hong Kong offer citizens on Diamond Princess flights home as death toll inside China reaches 1,665A further 70 people on the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined in Japan have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total to 355, as three countries say they will fly their citizens on the ship home. It comes as China’s National Health Commission announced the death toll inside the country had risen to 1,665, with 68,500 infections.The US embassy in Japan announced on Saturda...
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China reports fall in new virus cases for 3rd straight day

China reported Sunday a drop in new virus cases for the third straight day, as it became apparent that the country's leadership was aware of the potential gravity of the situation well before the alarm was sounded. There are 2,009 new cases in mainland China, bringing its total number of confirmed cases to 68,500, according to the country's National Health Commission. The death toll in mainland China from COVID-19, a disease stemming from a new form of coronavirus, now stands at 1,665.
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Coronavirus: cases pass 66,000 as Beijing orders 14-day quarantine for returnees

Covid-19 cases pass 66,000 in China as residents in capital who flout new restrictions told they will be ‘held accountable under the law’Beijing has ordered people returning to the city from holidays to quarantine themselves for 14 days to try to contain the coronavirus spread, as the death toll in China from the outbreak passed 1,500.On Saturday, the country’s National Health Commission said 2,641 new cases were confirmed in the previous 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed infections...
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China Reports 6 Health Workers Dead and 1,716 Sickened by Coronavirus

Health officials in China announced on Friday that the new coronavirus has sickened at least 1,716 health care workers and killed six. Roughly 87 percent of those health workers infected with COVID-19 were in Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, according to Chinese state media outlet China Daily.Read more...
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China's coronavirus cases, deaths rise as it struggles to slow spread

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, health officials said on Saturday, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days. The total of confirmed infections across mainland China was now 66,492 after 2,641 new cases were confirmed, as of Friday, the National Health Commission said. The death toll rose by 143 to 1,523, it said, with most of the new deaths in ...
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China sees 2,641 new coronavirus cases, 143 deaths, as it struggles to slow spread

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, health officials said on Saturday, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days. The total of confirmed infections across mainland China was now 66,492 after 2,641 new cases were confirmed, as of Friday, the National Health Commission said. The death toll rose by 143 to 1,523, it said, with most of the new deaths in ...
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Death toll in China epidemic surges past 1,500

The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic surged past 1,500 on Saturday after 143 more people died in the country, according to official data. The National Health Commission also reported 2,641 new cases of the COVID-19 strain, with the vast majority in hard-hit central Hubei province. More than 66,000 people have now been infected in China from an illness that emerged in the Hubei capital Wuhan in December and spread nationwide a month later.
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Virus infects more than 1,700 health workers in China, 6 die

By KEN MORITSUGU BEIJING — More than 1,700 Chinese medical workers have been infected by the new virus that has killed nearly 1,400 people and spread to other parts of Asia and as far as the U.S. and Europe, a senior Chinese official announced Friday. Six of the workers have died, Zeng Yixin, vice director of the National Health Commission, said at a news conference. The health commission is “highly concerned about this issue” and has issued guidelines for the prevention and control of infection...
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China Seeks Plasma From Recovered Patients as Virus Treatment

(Bloomberg) —China’s state-owned medical products maker is collecting plasma from the blood of people who have recovered from the novel coronavirus after discovering it helped critically ill patients. China National Biotec Group Co. has been using this plasma, which contains highly potent antibodies, to treat more than 10 seriously ill patients since Feb. 8, the company said in an on its official WeChat account Thursday night. It claimed that those receiving the treatment improved within...
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China virus death toll nears 1,400, US bemoans 'lack of transparency'

The death toll from China's virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday, as the United States complained of a "lack of transparency" from Beijing over its handling of a crisis that has fuelled global panic. Nearly 64,000 people are now recorded as having been made ill by the virus in China, with the last two days showing a steep rise after a change in diagnostic methods. The National Health Commission disclosed a statistical error, however, saying it removed 108 deaths in Hubei that had been double-...
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Virus death toll nears 1,400 in China, with 5,090 new cases

China on Friday reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new virus, as the death toll neared 1,400. The National Health Commission said 121 more people had died and there were 5,090 new confirmed cases. The number of reported cases has been rising more quickly after the hardest-hit province changed its method of counting them Thursday.
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China virus death toll nears 1,400, US bemoans 'lack of transparency'

The death toll from China's virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday, as the United States complained of a "lack of transparency" from Beijing over its handling of a crisis that has fuelled global panic. Nearly 64,000 people are now recorded as having been made ill by the virus in China, with the last two days showing a steep rise after a change in diagnostic methods. The National Health Commission disclosed a statistical error, however, saying it removed 108 deaths in Hubei that had been double-...
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China Reported a Huge Increase in New COVID-19 Cases. Here’s Why It’s Actually a Step in the Right Direction

Officials in China’s Hubei province revealed Thursday that new cases of COVID-19 had surged nearly 10-fold from the day before—reversing days of declines that experts said were a positive sign for the containment of the virus. The number of deaths increased dramatically, as well, to 242. The jump in new cases—more than 14,800 in the province at the epicenter of the outbreak—is due to a change in the criteria for counting diagnoses of the virus. Observers say this could be a step...
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Fall in new cases raises hope in virus outbreak in China

By KEN MORITSUGU BEIJING — The number of new cases in China dropped for a second straight day in the virus outbreak that has infected about 45,000 people and killed more than 1,100, health officials said Wednesday. Chinese President Xi Jinping promised tax cuts and other aid to industry as the government tries to limit growing damage to the economy. The outbreak has become the latest political challenge for Xi and China’s ruling Communist Party. While most of the infections have been in China, i...
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China’s Coronavirus Cases Fall Again, Deaths Now Exceed 1,100

The National Health Commission said 2015 new cases had been reported over the last 24 hours, declining for a second day.
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China's new virus cases fall again, deaths now exceed 1,100

China on Wednesday reported another drop in the number of new cases of a viral infection and 97 more deaths, pushing the total dead past 1,100 even as the country remains largely closed down to prevent the spread of the disease. The National Health Commission on Wednesday said 2,015 new cases had been reported over the last 24 hours, declining for a second day. The total number of cases in mainland China is 44,653, although many experts say a large number of others infected have gone uncounted...
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Coronavirus live updates: Thailand bars cruise ship as deaths in China pass 1,000 – latest news

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam tells people to stay at home as nervous global investors turn to safe havens like gold. Follow updates live‘Come back soon’: coronavirus wreaks havoc on global tourism hotspotsNumber of confirmed UK cases rises from four to eightCould the coronavirus mutate if a vaccine can’t be found in time? 3.26am GMT The BBC’s correspondent in China, Stephen McDonell, has tweeted about the China’s national health commission changing the way it counts confirmed cases of the virus.I ...
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Latest on the spread of the coronavirus as death toll hits 908

China’s National Health Commission said on Monday that the death toll has risen to 908, as employees began trickling back to offices and factories around China after the government eased some restrictions on work and travel.
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Five Evacuated Americans Are Being Tested for Coronavirus in California

Five Americans quarantined at an Air Force base in Fairfield, California during the coronavirus outbreak—after being evacuated from Wuhan, China—have been relocated to hospitals after experiencing symptoms that resembled the virus, according to a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Protection.“These individuals arrived this week on Wednesday and Friday,” said CDC spokesperson Jason McDonald. “One of them came on Wednesday, and the other four arrived on Friday. They were all scre...
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New cases of coronavirus infections rise in China after two-day decline

The number of new confirmed infections from a coronavirus in mainland China rose on Friday after falling for two consecutive days, while the number of deaths from the outbreak once again hit a daily record, pushing the death toll past 700. Across mainland China, there were 3,399 new confirmed infections on Friday, bringing the total accumulated number so far to 34,546, the country's National Health Commission said on Saturday. The death toll had reached 722 as of the end of Friday, up by 86 fr...
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China virus toll nears 500; cruise ships, Hong Kong flights hit

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China passed 490 on Wednesday, as two U.S. airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong following the first fatality there and 10 cases were confirmed on a cruise ship quarantined in Japan. China's National Health Commission said another 65 deaths were reported on Tuesday, a new daily record bringing the toll on the mainland to 490, mostly in and around the locked-down central city of Wuhan where the virus emerged late last y...
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China is using big data to track people with coronavirus

“In this day and age, you can trace everyone’s movements with big data,” Li Lanjuan, an adviser to the National Health Commission, said in an interview with state television. Government officials in China are using big data to track the location and movement of people who are known to be infected with the Wuhan coronavirus, officially known as Novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV. The Wall Street Journal reports on the Chinese government's “unprecedented effort to track the fast-spreading virus, whic...
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Coronavirus live updates: first Hong Kong death reported as China cases pass 20,000 – latest news

Thirty-nine year old man in Hong Kong believed to have had underlying condition. Death is only second outside mainland China – latest updatesChina’s leadership admits ‘shortcomings’ in coronavirus responseCoronavirus: British evacuee falls ill during flight from ChinaHow to protect yourself Hundreds of Canadians await evacuation flight from Wuhan 5.31am GMT I have just been looking at figures of daily increases in deaths from the virus in China and of new infections. The state-run Global Tim...
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WRAPUP 1-China virus death toll posts grim record rise, passes 400

China said it would welcome assistance from the United States to fight a coronavirus outbreak, a day after it accused Washington of scaremongering, and as the death toll rose on Tuesday by a new daily record to more than 420. The toll in China rose to 425 as of the end of Monday, up by a record 64 from the previous day, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday. All of the new deaths were in central Hubei province, the epicentre of the virus outbreak.
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Death toll rises as public health officials work to combat coronavirus

Days after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, the number of confirmed cases continued to climb.The virus, which was first detected in the Chinese province of Hubei on Dec. 31, 2019, and has shut down the metropolis of Wuhan where more than 11 million reside, has infected over 17,000 in China, and killed 361 according to the country's National Health Commission.According to The New York Times, the dea...
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