China coronavirus: Authorities shut major tourist sites including the Forbidden City- BBC News
- China has widened its travel restrictions in Hubei province - the centre of the coronavirus outbreak - as the death toll climbed to 26.
The restrictions will affect at least 20 million people across 10 cities, including the capital Wuhan, where the virus emerged.
On Thursday, a coronavirus patient died in nearby Hebei province - making it the first death outside Hubei.
Another death was later confirmed in north-east Heilongjiang province.
The province borders Russia and is more than 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles) from Wuhan.
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