Cases hit 70,000 while Britons may be stuck in quarantine in Japan

The number of new cases in China grew yesterday, the country’s health commission confirmed, ending three consecutive days in which the number of new cases fell.

Cases grew to 2,048, up slightly from a leap of 2,009 on Saturday. In total, there are now more than 70,000 cases of the coronavirus and 1,770 have died – 105 since yesterday.