(Reuters) - Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak:
* The coronavirus outbreak in China may be over by April,the country's senior medical adviser said on Tuesday, but deathssurpassed 1,000 and the World Health Organization (WHO) warnedof a global threat potentially worse than terrorism. * China reported 108 more deaths on Tuesday, taking thetotal toll in the country to 1,016. * There were 2,478 new confirmed cases on the mainland onFeb. 10, down from 3,062 on the previous day, bringing the totalto 42,638, the National Health Commission said. * China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak,reported 1,638 new cases and 94 new deaths on Feb. 11, the localhealth authority said. * China's Huanggang city, one of the hardest hit by thecoronavirus outbreak, is still facing a severe virus situationand a lack of medical supplies, its Communist Party boss said onTuesday. * There are 319 cases in 24 other countries and territories,according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and Chinesehealth officials. * Hubei province has dismissed the Communist Party boss anda director of the provincial health commission amid widespreadpublic criticism of the authorities handling of the epidemic. * The 13th case of the coronavirus in the United States wasdetected in California in a person under federal quarantineafter returning from Wuhan, China, the U.S. Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention said on Monday. * Taiwan raised its travel warning on Tuesday, advisingpeople not to visit Hong Kong or Macau unless they have to, andto take precautions if going to Singapore or Thailand. It alsourged the Philippines to lift a travel ban on its citizens afterManila included them in curbs on arrivals from China. * Five Hong Kongers evacuated from a residential buildingwhere a man and woman confirmed with coronavirus live testednegative for the virus, health authorities said on Tuesday. * Germany on Tuesday confirmed two more cases of coronavirusin the southern state of Bavaria, raising the overall number ofknown cases in Europe's most populous country to 16. * Vietnam's health ministry confirmed another case of thecoronavirus on Tuesday, bringing its total to 15. * Thailand has recorded one new case of coronavirus,bringing the total in the country to 33 since January, a healthministry official said on Tuesday. * Thailand on Tuesday barred passengers from HollandAmerica's cruise ship MS Westerdam from disembarking, the latestcountry to turn it away amid fears of the coronavirus despite noconfirmed infections aboard. * Major U.S. and European stock indexes surged to freshrecords on Tuesday after China's senior medical advisersuggested the deadly coronavirus may be over by April, anoutlook that also helped crude prices gain on hopes of renewedChinese demand. * The WHO said 168 labs globally have the right technologyto diagnose the virus. * The World Bank is offering technical assistance to Chinato help battle the epidemic but no new loans, the developmentlender's president, David Malpass, said. * The virus outbreak could trim China's full-year economicgrowth rate by as much as 1 percentage point in 2020, a seniormember of a Chinese government think tank said. * Britain has declared the coronavirus a serious andimminent threat to public health.
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(Compiled by Uttaresh.V and Milla Nissi; Editing by Arun Koyyur and Tomasz Janowski)