Pace of new coronavirus cases in Hubei on the rise again; cruise lines ban Chinese nationals

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Total cases: More than 33,800 as of Friday evening
Total deaths: At least 722 worldwide as of Friday evening

The Pentagon shrunk the size of its delegation traveling to the Singapore Airshow and U.S. defense firm Lockheed Martin Corp said it would not attend, as the impact of the coronavirus has reduced participation in the event. Undersecretary of Defense Ellen Lord will no longer attend the event “due to extenuating circumstances,” Lieutenant Colonel Mike Andrews said in a statement.


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