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Coronavirus

China coronavirus deaths reach 1,523 after 143 on Friday

2,641 more infections confirmed across mainland, bringing total to 66,492

A medical worker drives an ambulance in Wuhan on Feb. 14.   © Reuters

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) -- More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, the National Health Commission said on Saturday, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days to try to contain its spread.

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