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Wuhan mulls keeping residents in their homes - report

Officials from Wuhan are likely planning to prevent the city's residents from leaving their homes, taking the quarantine due to COVID-19 a step further.

Wuhan, where the outbreak of the deadly virus began could face a strict ban that the country's police would help enforce, Business Insider said citing sources from the city.

Earlier, China's National Health Commission revealed the total nationwide death toll caused by the disease reached 1,523, with most deaths in the country's Hubei province, home to Wuhan.

Breaking the News / NL