Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 257 As Cases Top 10,000

Summary:

  • New York Post reports first Coronavirus case in Queen, but NYC health spokesman denies.
  • Confirmed cases top 10k from 7,700 a day earlier, with 257 fatalities.
  • UK Researchers suggests 75,800 infected in Wuhan
  • Impact of virus “not fully reflected” in rigged China PMI number
  • Goldman disagrees with Ross, says virus blowback will wipe 0.4% off US GDP growth
  • ‘The U.K. health department confirmed two cases of coronavirus in England on Friday, while the U.S. and Japan advised citizens to avoid traveling to China.
  • UK confirms first two coronavirus cases after multiple scares
  • Hong Kong schools shuttered until March 2
  • Singapore closes borders to Chinese travelers, first southeast Asian nation to do so.
  • More than 43 airlines cancel flights to China
  • France successfully evacuates citizens
  • 1,000 suspected virus cases ‘under observation’ in India
  • Confirmed cases near 10,000 as Russia confirms 2
  • JPM cuts global growth forecast
  • United and Delta allow pilots to decline trips
  • Delta expands China cancellations through April; American also suspends flights
  • CDC quarantines Americans
  • Canada announces fourth case
  • CDC confirms 6th case in US was human to human transmission

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Update (1720ET): It’s Saturday morning in Beijing, and that means another wave of updates from Hubei and the rest of China’s virus-stricken provinces.

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