China is extending the Lunar New Year holiday to avoid people travelling and spreading the virus. China’s finance ministry and National Health Commission have announced 60.33 billion yuan ($12.8 billion) in funding to curb the spread of coronavirus, as the death toll from the outbreak rises to 81. The Chinese Government is stepping up measures to contain the spread of the virus by investing billions and extending the Lunar New Year holiday Wuhan is under further restrictions — visa and passport services have been suspended until January 30 Some of China’s biggest companies have been affected, as the outbreak upsets global markets The total number of confirmed cases in China is 2,744, about half of them in Hubei province, whose capital is Wuhan. The virus has caused alarm because it is still too early to know how dangerous it is and how easily it spreads between people. The number […]