US citizen dies in Wuhan, China; UAE confirms 2 more cases

  • China said the coronavirus outbreak has killed more than 700 people and infected at least 34,000 people in the country.
  • A U.S. citizen diagnosed with the new coronavirus died in Wuhan, China on Thursday, the U.S. embassy said in a statement.
  • It is the first known American death in an outbreak of a new coronavirus.
  • Wuhan is the center of the outbreak and the capital of Hubei province, where most deaths and confirmed cases are located.

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