Coronavirus live news: China mourns 'martyrs' as US urges everyone to wear face masks

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Here is some footage from earlier today, when people across China paused for three minutes to remember the people who have died in the country’s coronavirus outbreak.

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Thailand has said that it will temporarily ban all incoming passenger flights, and that anyone whose flight took off before the ban is imposed will need to be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival.

The suspension of flights – which will come into effect from Saturday morning, and be lifted late on Monday – will cause further misery for Thais stuck abroad. It is also likely to create more complications for stranded tourists who are attempting to leave Thailand.

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