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Post Coronavirus: Beijing orders 14-day quarantine for returnees
on: February 15, 2020, 10:43

Beijing has ordered everyone returning to the city to go into quarantine for 14 days or risk punishment in the latest attempt to
contain the deadly new coronavirus, state media reportResidents were told to "self-quarantine or go to designated venues to quarantine
after returning to the Chinese capital from holidaysThe measure came as Egypt confirmed the first coronavirus case in Africa
Over 1,500 people have died from the virus, which originated in Wuhan city
The notice on Friday from Beijing's virus prevention working group was issued as residents returned from spending the Lunar New Year in other parts of China.
The holiday was extended this year to help contain the outbreakMore than 20 million people live in Beijing
China's national health commission on Saturday reported 143 new deaths, bringing the toll to 1,523. All but four of the latest victims were in hard-hit Hubei province.
A further 2,641 people have been newly confirmed as infected, bringing the national total to 66,492

Outside mainland China, there have been more than 500 cases in 24 countries, and three deaths: one each in Hong Kong, the Philippinesand Japan
A World Health Organization (WHO)-led mission to China will start its outbreak investigation work this weekend, focusing on how the
virus - officially named Covid-19 - is spreading and its severity, director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus saidThe mission including international
experts, will also look at how and when more than 1,700 health workers contracted the virus
The team consists of 12 international members and their 12 Chinese counterpartsParticular attention will be paid to understanding
transmission of the virus, the severity of disease and the impact of ongoing response measures," said Dr Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO health emergencies programme
Egypt's health ministry on Friday confirmed the first case of the coronavirus in AfricaThe ministry described the person as a foreigner, but did not disclose the nationality
It said it had notified the WHO, and the patient had been placed in isolation in a hospital

Many crowds took to the streets of Baghdad's capital, Baghdad, to demand US troops to leave Iraq. Iraqi authority Shia Amok Tada Al Saad called for more than a million people to join. Friday march near the US Embassy in the capital
Iranian militia backers are one of the protesters in the city. The killing of US General Qasem Soleimani, the Iranian military [color=#fff]เว็บพนันบอล ถูกกฎหมาย[/color] commander on January 3 at Baghdad Airport, causes tension.
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Assassinated in a drone attack by the United States, the Iraqi Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, commanded by the Kataib Hezbollah, backed Iran, who backed Ira Iira in response to Gen Soleimani's assassination.

By carrying a missile attack on two air bases, which are home to US forces in Iraq, the United States later said there were no US casualties in the January 8 attacks.
But a few hours after the attack, Iranian forces fired two missiles at a Ukrainian passenger plane over Iran's Tehran inadvertently killing all 176 people on the plane.
What is the latest from Baghdad? Demonstrators began to gather in the center of Baghdad early Friday and several hours later the area was full of people.
Many also carry the national flag of Iraq.The protests threaten to cause a separate eclipse of the protest movement, which involves the majority of young people for months calling for a complete overhaul of the Iraqi government. Mr Martin Patience of the BBC in Iraq said.

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