Wuhan virus: Number of cases soars past 400 in China, death toll rises to 9

BEIJING: The number of deaths from a new SARS-like virus has climbed to nine as of the end of Tuesday (Jan 21), an official from China's national health commission said in an update on Wednesday.

There are a total of 440 confirmed cases in 13 provinces across the country, said the commission's deputy head Li Bin, while more than 2,000 cases of close contact have also been detected.



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