FEB 22 Latest on the novel coronavirus outbreak

Feb 22

- Chinese mainland reports 397 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus, 109 new deaths on Feb 21. Among the new infections, 366 cases are from Hubei province.
- President Xi Jinping sends a letter of thanks to Bill Gates for his support for China’s efforts in containing the novel coronavirus.
- China renames the disease caused by the novel coronavirus to COVID-19, adopting the title created by the WHO.
- South Korea confirmed 229 more cases of the COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the total number of infections to 433.


Post time: Feb-22-2020