United States

Coronavirus updates: Wuhan hospital director dies as death toll nears 2,000

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 18, 2020, 10:52 AM UTCBy NBC News• 1,868 dead, 72,436 confirmed cases in mainland China• Wuhan hospital director dies of coronavirus• Quarantine on cruise ship in Japan could end as early as Wednesday• Apple says coronavirus will hit revenue expectations• Japan plans HIV drug trials for coronavirus• 'Every scenario on the table' in virus outbreak: WHO1,868 dead, 72,436 confirmed cases in mainland ChinaThe total death toll from novel coronavirus outbreak in China has reached 1,868, officials at China’s National Health Commission said Tuesday.There were 1,886 new confirmed infections as the ...