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China says coronavirus curbs starting to work

Number of new cases fall on Sunday; more medical support heads off critical cases, mild cases treated more quickly

Seventy more people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship tested positive for the coronovirus on Sunday. Countries including the US are arranging evacuation flights for their citizens.


THE number of new coronavirus cases in China fell on Sunday and a health official said intense efforts to stop its spread were beginning to work, even as 70 more people tested positive on a virus-stricken cruise ship quarantined in Japan.

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