Coronavirus study prompts optimism despite death toll rise

Mainland China reported 1,886 new cases and 98 more deaths for a total of 1,868 in its coronavirus update on Tuesday as officials said more than 80% of cases had been mild.

The latest figures came after Chinese health officials published the first details on nearly 45,000 cases of infection with the coronavirus that originated there, saying not only had the majority of cases been mild but new ones seemed to be falling since early this month.

The death toll was down slightly from...
source: Wandsworth Guardian

2020-02-18 03:59
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