Latest Virus Data From Hubei Province Suggests Surge Was One-Off

//Latest Virus Data From Hubei Province Suggests Surge Was One-Off

The Chinese province at the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak added 4,823 more confirmed cases on Friday, the second day that a new group of patients diagnosed by a different method started to be included in the tally. Friday’s increase in the Hubei case-load was much lower than the 14,840 added to the count on Thursday, a surprise shift that rearranged expectations around the virus’s spread. The new tally, the first daily count under the new methodology, sets a new benchmark to measure the outbreak. Among the new cases reported from Hubei province on Friday, 3,095 were diagnosed using CT scans — the new … (full story)

2020-02-14T10:37:02+00:00