G20 leaders to convene by video conference on Thursday about coronavirus

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 06:00 GMT

G20 finance ministers and central bankers agreed during a separate video conference this week to develop an "action plan" to respond to the outbreak.

Morocco reports first coronavirus case -health ministry

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 09:17 GMT

Morocco's health ministry declared on Monday its first coronavirus case, from a Moroccan man living in Italy.

China virus death toll passes 1,110: govt

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 03:32 GMT

The figure is only the second time there has been a decline in the daily death toll and follows Tuesday's data showing 108 new fatalities.

Egypt suspends tourism trips from China due to coronavirus outbreak

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 03:35 GMT

The ban could affect the tourism revenues as China allocates 10 percent of all inbound tourism to Egypt, said member at the association Osama Munir.

China's Hubei province reports 13 new coronavirus deaths

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 12:55 GMT

China's central Hubei province, at the center of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, reported 13 new deaths caused by the new virus.

Xi says China faces 'grave situation' as virus death toll hits 42

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 07:11 GMT

President Xi Jinping said China was facing a "grave situation" as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 42.