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Seven Days: 31 January 2020

Seven Days: 31 January 2020

Coronavirus outbreak

Illness has spread

The number of deaths caused by the coronavirus outbreak has exceeded 100. As of 28 January, there were 4,593 cases confirmed globally, 4,537 of which were in China. Governments around the world are repatriating their citizens from Wuhan (where the illness originated). Hong Kong is restricting travel between itself and mainland China. Concerns about the potential implications of the virus have knocked financial markets – particularly the price of oil and of airline and luxury retail stocks.

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