A man adjusts his protective mask near Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. A coronavirus fatality was reported on Thursday in Hebei province, near the capital city. Photo: AFP A man adjusts his protective mask near Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. A coronavirus fatality was reported on Thursday in Hebei province, near the capital city. Photo: AFP
A man adjusts his protective mask near Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. A coronavirus fatality was reported on Thursday in Hebei province, near the capital city. Photo: AFP

China coronavirus: 26 dead, while eight cities on lockdown

  • Travel bans have been imposed on eight cities in Hubei province: Wuhan, Huanggang, Ezhou, Chibi, Xiantao, Qianjiang, Zhijiang and Lichuan
  • A Hebei victim, aged 80, was visiting relatives in Wuhan before he was diagnosed; 76 people who had close contact with him have reportedly been quarantined

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man adjusts his protective mask near Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. A coronavirus fatality was reported on Thursday in Hebei province, near the capital city. Photo: AFP A man adjusts his protective mask near Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. A coronavirus fatality was reported on Thursday in Hebei province, near the capital city. Photo: AFP
A man adjusts his protective mask near Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. A coronavirus fatality was reported on Thursday in Hebei province, near the capital city. Photo: AFP
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