Thursday 02 April 2020
News ID: 76407
Publish Date: 21 February 2020 - 22:23

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) -- The new coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the epidemic’s epicenter in Hubei province, including 100 more in South Korea.
The 234 infections among prisoners outside Hubei ended 16 straight days of declines in new mainland cases excluding that province, where the virus first emerged in December in its now locked-down capital, Wuhan.

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