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Economic Times | 21 Feb, 2020 | 07.15AM IST

Coronavirus updates: Death count crosses 2,000

The updated figures on the COVID-19 illness for mainland China bring the total for cases to 74,185 and deaths to 2,004

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Revenue of Indian firms in China to fall in Q1, Q2

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12:32 PM

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

12:29 PM

Update from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China

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10:31 AM

The number of infected people rises to 75,000

10:27 AM

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Passengers leave Japan virus ship

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10:23 AM

Deaths from the virus cross 2,000

The updated figures on the COVID-19 illness for mainland China bring the total for cases to 74,185 and deaths to 2,004.
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