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China Coronavirus Deaths, Infections Jump: All The Latest Updates

China Coronavirus Deaths, Infections  Jump: All The Latest Updates

BEIGING - The death toll from a new coronavirus outbreak has jumped to more than 300, the Chinese government has said, as other nations imposed extraordinary travel restrictions on China, and airlines suspended flights.
The Philippines meanwhile reported on Sunday the first death outside China - a 44-year-old man from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak.
At least 304 people in China were confirmed dead in the 24 hours to the end of February 1, according to the National Health Commission. Thousands more were confirmed infected, bringing that total to 14,380 people.
Here are the latest updates:
Sunday, February 2
Iraq bans entry of foreigners coming from China
Iraq has banned the entry of all foreigners coming from China over fears about the coronavirus outbreak, the interior ministry said.
Bangladesh suspends on-arrival visas for Chinese visitors
Bangladesh has temporarily suspended visa-on-arrival services for travellers from China in an attempt to halt the coronavirus.
Chinese nationals can usually acquire visas on reaching Bangladesh, but now will have to obtain visas before travelling, Foreign Minister Abul Kalam Abdul Momen told reporters in Dhaka.
"We have suspended the privilege for a month," he said.
Potential Chinese visitors will have to submit health certificates when applying for Bangladeshi visas, Momen added.
More UK citizens flown back from China
A further 11 British nationals are being flown back to Europe from China on a French flight, foreign minister Dominic Raab said.
"It's correct that there is a further French flight that is expected back in Europe today and that will carry some UK nationals," he told Sky News. (Aljazeera)