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Hundreds more Americans evacuated from coronavirus epicenter in China as death toll rises


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Positivity     34.00%   
   Negativity   66.00%
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SOURCE: https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/coronavirus-usa-confirmed-cases-news-cruise-ship-death-toll-evacuations-latest-2020-02-06/
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- CBS/AFPChinese health officials confirmed Wednesday that a newborn baby had tested positive for the new coronavirus in what could be the first case passed from mother to child. Chest x-rays showed signs of infection and there was some abnormality in liver function, according to China's CCTV state television network.Thousands of people were stranded aboard two cruise ships in Asia on Thursday, quarantined by officials desperate to stem the spread of a deadly virus that has killed hundreds in China and spread panic worldwide.At least 20 people on board one ocean liner off the Japanese coast have tested positive for the new coronavirus, with thousands more facing two weeks of isolation. One American was among the first group of 10 diagnosed on Wednesday.In Hong Kong, meanwhile, 3,600 people spent the night confined aboard the cruise ship World Dream as authorities conducted health checks after three former passengers tested positive for the virus.- CBS/AFPTaiwan has banned international cruise ships from docking, Reuters reported, following news that 10 more patients tested positive for coronavirus on a quarantined ship docked in Japan.Many of the tourists aboard the quarantined ship spent time in Taiwan when the boat anchored at the island on January 31, according to an immigration authority cited by Reuters.Four of the 167 Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in Southern California are being tested for the coronavirus, the CDC said Wednesday night. That brings the total number of deaths to at least 564, and the number of confirmed cases to at least 28,248.Officials from China's Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, reported 70 new deaths from the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.

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