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: 06 am: More food companies offer ‘contactless’ delivery in China
McDonald’s, Starbucks and other fast food companies in China are increasing their “contactless” delivery and pickup services as the outbreak continues, according to a Reuters report .
Customers can opt to order online, and their orders will be placed in a location for pickup – without human contact, according to the report.
8: (am: China reports 933 additional deaths
China’s National Health Commission reported there were
additional deaths and 2, 58 new confirmed cases as of Feb. .
That brings the country’s overall total to 70, 700 confirmed cases, and 1, 933 deaths, according to authorities.
8: am: Singapore downgrades GDP due to virus, likely to spend big in annual budget
7: am: Hubei reports 90 more deaths and 1, 933 new cases
China’s Hubei province said it has confirmed 1, 933 new coronavirus cases and 182 more deaths as of Feb. . It said that the virus has infected 70, 548 people in the province and killed 1, people in the region alone.
Hubei is the center of the outbreak and where the majority of cases and deaths are located. – Wang
Chinese customers wear protective masks as they line up single file to buy dumplings at a popular local shop on February , in Beijing, China.
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14: 50 am: American citizens begin evacuating quarantined cruise ship in Japan
American passengers quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan began evacuating on Sunday. Officials said they would be taken on a charter flight to one of two U.S. military air bases, where they will undergo a 14 – day quarantine.
Passengers will be screened for symptoms prior to boarding. Americans that decide to not return on the charter flight will be unable to travel to the U.S. Until March 4, according to the American Embassy in Tokyo.
Japanese officials said the quarantine aboard the ship should end on Feb. . There were 548 cases of the virus confirmed as of Sunday, with roughly 3, 700 total passengers and crew on board. – Newburger
: am: China pharmaceutical company to sell Favipiravir drug as potential virus treatment
Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in China, has received approval to start selling Favipiravir as a potential treatment for the virus, according to a company filing. The company must still continue clinical trials of the antiviral drug, which is being developed by Toyama Chemical of Japan, after it hits the market. – Newburger
6: (am: Taiwan confirms death of man with no known history of travel to China
Taiwan said a man in his s with a history of hepatitis B and diabetes has died of the virus. It’s the first death on the island. The man died Saturday after nearly two weeks in a hospital, but does not have a known history of traveling to China.
Health officials are investigating how he became infected. Taiwan has 21 confirmed cases of the virus. – Newburger
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– CNBC’s Yen Nee Lee and Emma Newburger contributed to this report.
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