Dubai – Masaader News
People killed in China by the new coronavirus has risen to 81 and 3,000 infected, according to BBC.
The national new year holiday has been extended by three days to Sunday, in an attempt to contain the spread.
In Shanghai, the government has stopped businesses from returning to work until 10 February. The ban applies to all companies apart from utilities, medical firms, medical suppliers, and supermarkets.
Meanwhile, the director-general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is in Beijing to discuss the outbreak with the Chinese government and health experts.