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Coronavirus LIVE update: Death toll hits 1,500, China minister urges US not to take unnecessary steps


  • China’s National Health Commission reported an additional 143 deaths nationwide, as well as 2,641 new confirmed cases as of February 14
  • China’s foreign minister slammed the global ‘overreaction’ to virus

The number of new deaths in central Hubei province, at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, rose by 139 as of Friday.

Most of the new deaths were in Hubei's provincial capital of Wuhan, where the virus is believed to have originated, with 107 new deaths. A total of 1,123 people in Wuhan have now died from the coronavirus.

There were 2,641 new confirmed ...


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