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

Coronavirus: Hubei province reports spike in new confirmed cases and deaths after change in diagnostic criteria

  • Hubei’s new confirmed cases pegged at 14,840, nearly 10 times more than the previous day, while deaths more than doubled to 242
  • Increases come after change in diagnostic criteria
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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