The number of deaths from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 803 on Sunday after the hard-hit Hubei province reported 81 new fatalities. Macao reported 10 cases, while Taiwan reported 16 cases, it said. The 44-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan was hospitalized last week with a fever, cough and sore throat, and died after developing severe pneumonia, according to the Philippines health department.
Outside China, the highest number of cases reported have been on a cruise ship docked at the Yokohama Port in Japan.
Kerala has reported three cases while 647 evacuated Indians from Wuhan are going through quarantine in Manesar.
The commission said 3,71,905 close contacts had been traced, adding that among them, 31,124 were discharged from medical observation Saturday, with 1,88,183 others still under medical observation.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak an worldwide emergency.
According to Kucharski, this could translate to at least one out out of every 20 people in the city being infected by the time the virus peaks, or about 500,000 people. The WHO chief says the team will work with their Chinese counterparts to contain the spread of the virus. "This is good news, but it is too early to make any predictions about it".
The WHO team is scheduled to land in China on Monday evening to begin its investigation and assist in the epidemic containment.
In a press briefing on Saturday, February 8, 2020, in Geneva, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that the number of new cases of the deadly coronavirus in the Hubei province of China, where the virus originated, appeared to be "stabilizing".