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Three of the cases are reported in critically ill while the rest are in a stable condition.
Two cases have been reported in Beijing and Shenzhen, and one in Shanghai.
We took to the good ol’ World Wide Web to see what precautions experts are recommending to avoid catching the disease.
The latest notice by the Wuhan Health Commission says that among the patients, 66 are male and 70 are female, ranging from 25 to 89 years old.
The team noted that the outbreak is in its early stages.
The new local measures are being taken to prevent and control the coronavirus outbreak that has sickened 291 people.