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.