Wuhan put into lockdown mode to contain spread of new coronavirus

Published on 24 Jan 2020 4:35:54 PM

China have put two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak on lockdown as the death toll grew to 25 and more than 800 infected.

Most transport in Wuhan was suspended on Thursday morning and people were told not to leave.

Hours later, neighboring Huanggang was put under a similar lockdown.