Coronavirus causes 56 deaths in China, spreads to 10 countries

Beijing has restricted movements and closed tourist sites after 56 people died of the 1,975 coronavirus cases confirmed in the country. Cases were also confirmed in 10 countries in Europe, North America and Asia, but the World Health Organization said Sunday it was too early to declare the outbreak of coronavirus a global epidemic. In Israel, several people who came back from visits to China were quarantined in hospital. But infection was later ruled out in all cases.

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