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New virus has infected more than 9,800 globally

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A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 9,800 people globally.
Cases confirmed as of Friday evening in Beijing: China: 9,692 cases on the mainland.
In addition, Hong Kong has 12 cases and Macao has five.
Most of the 213 deaths have been in central Hubei province, where illnesses from the new type of coronavirus were first detected in December.

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First Published: Jan 31 2020 | 7:35 PM IST

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