‘No new COVID-19 deaths for 10 days’ in China’s Wuhan

The original heart of the battle against the coronavirus pandemic is marking a significant breakthrough.
More than three months ago, China reported its first death from COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the virus. Now it says it has gone 10 days in a row without any reported deaths.
This comes as Singapore reported another 618 new cases, and now, has the highest coronavirus infection rate in Asia.

Al Jazeera’s Sarah Clarke reports.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

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The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

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  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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