BEIJING (Reuters) - China has confirmed 473 cases of a new coronavirus, the People Daily newspaper said on Wednesday.
The death toll remained at nine, it said.
The virus, originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei at the end of last year and has spread to Chinese cities including Beijing and Shanghai, as well as the United States, Thailand, South Korea and Japan.
Reporting by Colin Qian and Se Young Lee; Editing by Andrew Heavens
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