The Capital city of China, Beijing has told everyone returning to the country to go into quarantine for 14 days or risk punishment in the latest attempt to contain the deadly new coronavirus, state media report. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-51509248
Residents were told to “self-quarantine or go to designated venues to quarantine” after returning to the Chinese capital from holidays.
The measure came as Egypt confirmed the first coronavirus case in Africa.
Over 1,300 people have died from the virus, which originated in Wuhan city.