The number of deaths from a coronavirus outbreak in China has topped 900, while an increase in cases in Britain led the government there to declare the virus a “serious and imminent threat” to public health.
Chinese health officials reported 97 new deaths Sunday, pushing the total to 908. There were also 3,062 new cases, which reversed a multi-day downward trend that had brought hopes containment measures were working.
Britain reported four new cases Monday, bringing its total to eight people testing positive for the virus. Health Minister Matt Hancock made the declaration about the threat to public health to read more >>>