Article Link: https://torontosun.com/news/world/chinas-hubei-province-reports-139-new-coronavirus-deaths/wcm/7681b3b0-efd5-4d69-8199-eb920ca1cf49
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SHANGHAI — The number of new deaths in China’s central Hubei province from the coronavirus outbreak rose by 139 as of Friday, the province’s health commission said on its website on Saturday. A further 2,420 cases had been detected in Hubei, the epicentre of the outbreak, taking the total in the province to 54,406. Meanwhile the Chinese capital Beijing on Friday imposed a 14-day self-quarantine on people returning to the city from holidays to prevent the spread of the virus, and threatened to punish those who failed to comply.