China: Virus death toll rises as more cities shut down

Millions of people across China are making their way home for Lunar New Year. Getty Images

China has widened a lockdown in Hubei province - the centre of the coronavirus outbreak - as the death toll climbed to 25.

At least 10 cities in the central Chinese province, which has a population of 20 million, have travel restrictions in force.

On Thursday, a coronavirus patient died in nearby Hebei province - making it the first death outside Hubei.

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