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A pneumonia outbreak was first reported in the city of Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province in December. Experts have attributed the outbreak to a novel coronavirus that has since spread across China and abroad.

Here is what we know so far:

– Confirmed cases: 20,471 in China, 159 abroad

– Deaths: 426 in China, 1 abroad

– Recovered: 632

– Health experts warn of the risk of reinfection for the recovered

– Human-to-human transmission confirmed

– Level 1 emergency response activated in 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities on the Chinese mainland

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