Empty streets in Wuhan, China. Photo: @WillySier / Twitter France on January 25, 2020 confirmed three cases of infection by novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) — its first. Australia and Malaysia too confirmed their maiden cases. In China, the total increased to 1,372. The death toll was at 41 — 38 of which were in Wuhan, the epicentre. Two make-shift hospitals were being constructed in the city to tackle a huge rush of patients. Meanwhile, the new virus spread to all 23 Chinese. The China Daily cited a news source to report that the municipal authorities in capital Beijing have announced that all interprovincial road passenger transports would be suspended from January 24, 2020 to prevent the infection from spreading of the infection, the municipal authorities announced. More than 10 cities in the world’s most populous country are already under lockdown. Outside China, five cases have been confirmed in Thailand, three […]