Countries stepped up travel restrictions on arrivals from China on Friday after a global health emergency was declared over a viral virus that has killed 213 people.
ountries began isolating hundreds of citizens evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan in an effort to stop the global spread of an epidemic that has killed 170.
China said on Monday that the death toll from a deadly coronavirus outbreak spiked to 80 as the hard-hit epicenter province of Hubei suffered 24 new fatalities.
China is rushing to build a new hospital within six days to treat patients of the coronavirus.
Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the 2019 novel virus originated, have closed public transport networks and advised residents not to leave the city.