China extends Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities


China has extended its quarantine of Wuhan city to Huanggang and Ezhou, cutting off a total of 19mn people.

Following the outbreak of coronavirus, planes, buses, and trains were shut down at 10 pm local time on Thursday morning.

As reported by journalists and people, even roads going out of these cities have been shut.

Acc. to Reuters, officials in Huanggang have also ordered for cinema halls and cafes to remain closed later on Thursday after Wuhan city was quarantined.

The city of Ezhou has also closed down its train stationsafter the Huanggang city took it’s decision to close down following Wuhan city.

What is Coronavirus?

Coronaviruses primarily infect the upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tract of mammals and birds. Currently, there are seven known strains of Coronaviruses that infect humans. Coronaviruses are believed to cause a significant percentage of all common colds in human adults and children.

The source of coronavirus outbreak could be snakes according to a CNN report.

Source: Reuters

Published by Bhavesh Kumar

A multi-talented professional with diverse experience spanning across Advanced statistical analysis,Python programming with NumPy, pandas, matplotlib, Seaborn, Tableau, Machine Learning with stats models and scikit-learn, Deep learning with TensorFlow, journalism (digital and broadcast), management consultancy and documentary filmmaking. Worked for the leading international news agencies on feature stories, videography, scripting, programming and editing broadcast news. A creative and analytical mindset focused on executing new-age strategic communication initiatives with all its corresponding elements (clear and coherently written key messages, marketing strategy and predictive analytics) to ensure effective target audience impressions. Also, worked on several primary and secondary market research projects (Market Feasibility Study) for businesses looking for actionable insights.

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