Unic Press UK: A hotel in the southeastern Chinese city of Quanzho, which hitherto served as a quarantine site for Covid-19 patients, has collapsed, burying many of the victims in the rubble. However, many of the people affected have been rescued/moved to safety.
#BREAKING: A hotel building collapsed in Quanzhou, SE China's Fujian at around 7 pm Saturday, trapping an unknown number of people under it. So far 16 people have been rescued. Rescue work remains underway. pic.twitter.com/rK7tEagQvV
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Based on a report in the early hours of today, the total number of infections in the Hubei province – the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak – is 80,695. More than 45,000 have fully recovered, while 3,097 died.