Coronavirus Has Now Killed 724 People

The latest figures show more than 35-thousand patients have been infected

Almost 4-thousand of those cases were diagnosed in the past day. 

Hong Kong has introduced a mandatory 14 day quarantine for all new arrivals from mainland China, where the outbreak is thought to have originated.

The Department of Health here says Ireland is in a "containment phase", and is ready to deal with any case as soon as possible.

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