A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 28,200 people globally.
The latest figures as of Thursday in Beijing:
— China: 563 deaths and 28,018 confirmed cases on the mainland. In addition, Hong Kong has had 22 cases, including one death. Macao has had 10 cases. Most of the deaths have been in central Hubei province, where illnesses from the new type of coronavirus were first detected in December.