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Coronavirus updates: 2 more Americans diagnosed on cruise ship as global death toll hits 724

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 7, 2020, 9:17 AM UTC / Updated Feb. 8, 2020, 4:04 AM UTCBy NBC News• Global death toll rises to at least 724 as confirmed cases reach more than 34,500 in mainland China• 3 more cases from cruise ship quarantined in Japan, bringing total to 64• 27 cruise passengers screened in New Jersey• Chinese commission sends investigators after death of doctor punished for raising alarm• President Xi Jinping urges U.S. to respond to outbreak in "reasonable way"• Chicago couple diagnosed with coronavirus released from hospital3 more coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship off Japan; total at 64Thre ...