The death toll in China from the coronavirus epidemic rose past 2,400 on Sunday after 96 more people died in Hubei province, the hard-hit epicenter of the outbreak.
The director of a leading hospital in China’s central city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday.
The death toll from the novel virus rose to 811 in mainland China on Sunday, overtaking global fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic.
The central bank of Singapore on Sunday said it had advised financial institutions in the city-state to take additional measures and precautions after the government raised its virus alert level.
Iran Embassy in China elaborated Thursday on its measures taken to counter coronavirus to help the Iranian nationals here.
Millions of more people have been ordered to stay indoors as China battles to curb the spread of a new virus that authorities said Wednesday has already killed nearly 500 people.
On Tuesday, Iran sent a plane to retrieve dozens of students confined in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak.
Iran's Civil Defense Organization in a statement on Tuesday declared that no patient infected with coronavirus has been hospitalized in the country.
Kyrgyzstan Foreign Ministry has slammed the latest US move to impose travel restrictions on citizens of more countries.
Apple Inc on Saturday said it would shut all of its official stores and corporate offices in mainland China until Feb 9.