Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The epicentre of the global coronavirus, China, has reported fewer number of new cases but said that now China is importing more cases from abroad. Another 11 people died, the lowest daily increase since late January, bringing the toll in China to 3,169 deaths, according to the National Health Commission. Also Read - 'Spoke to My Friend Narendra Modi', Says Benjamin Netanyahu As Israel's Supplies Hit By Coronavirus
There were only eight new cases in Wuhan, the city where the virus first emerged in December before growing into a national crisis and a pandemic. It is the first time that new cases in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, have fallen to single-digits since figures started to be reported in January. Also Read - Coronavirus: NBA Suspends Remainder of The Season After Utah Jazz Player Tests Positive
US President Donald Trump said he will suspend all travel from Europe to the US for the next 30 days. Trump made the announcement in an Oval Office address to the nation, blaming the European Union for not acting quickly enough to address the novel coronavirus and saying U.S. clusters were ‘seeded’ by European travellers. Also Read - Tom Hanks And Wife Rita Wilson Have Coronavirus, Couple Issues an Official Statement
“After consulting with our top government health officials I have decided to take several strong but necessary actions to protect the health of all Americans. To stop new cases from entering our shores we will be suspending all travel from Europe to our shores for 30 days,” Trump said.