Medical workers disinfect an ambulance transferring infected patients at Wuhan’s Huoshenshan Hospital, a 1,000-bed facility built in 10 days. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus death toll equals Sars as fatalities hit 813

  • Chinese government is to increase procurement of medical equipment and drugs following acute shortages
  • Taiwan reports its 18th infection, while major cruise lines ban travellers with Chinese, Hong Kong and Macau passports
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Medical workers disinfect an ambulance transferring infected patients at Wuhan’s Huoshenshan Hospital, a 1,000-bed facility built in 10 days. Photo: Xinhua