An official checks the temperature of passengers at a bus terminal in Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: China reports 254 deaths in a day as cases surge after including clinically diagnosed patients

  • Hubei’s new cases nearly 10 times more than day before, because previously infections were diagnosed only by test kits, of which there has been a shortage
  • Heavyweight sent by Beijing to oversee handling of the outbreak says its scale has not been accurately estimated
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
An official checks the temperature of passengers at a bus terminal in Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
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