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Coronavirus: 700 People In New York Under Quarantine After Returning From China

Fresh reports reaching Cyber Reporters have it that at least 700 people who returned to New York from trips throughout China have been placed under voluntary quarantine.

The dreaded Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread around the world, officials said on Wednesday.

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Jill Montag, a spokesperson for the New York State Department of Health, confirmed an estimated 700 travellers had voluntarily agreed to take part in the 14-day self isolation period after having returned from trips to China — where the coronavirus was believed to have originated — since 3 February.