Thirty-two under observation for Wuhan coronavirus infection in ‘Tibet’ discharged, annual religious gathering cancelled

February 10, 2020 1:29 am0 comments
Thirty-two under observation for Wuhan coronavirus infection in ‘Tibet’ discharged, annual religious gathering cancelled

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09’20) – None of the 32 people who were known to have had contact with the only reported case of novel coronavirus pneumonia infection in Tibet Autonomous Region, reported on Jan 29, had contracted the disease and were discharged on Feb 8 from the different hospitals in which they […]

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Wuhan novel coronavirus cases in Tibetan prefectures in Sichuan, Gansu see further increases

February 8, 2020 11:26 pm0 comments
Wuhan novel coronavirus cases in Tibetan prefectures in Sichuan, Gansu see further increases

(TibetanReview.net, Feb08’20) – The number of people down with the novel Coronavirus pneumonia in the Tibetan prefecture of Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) in Sichuan Province was 17 as of Feb 6, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org  Feb 7, citing Beijing-based Tibetan writer Ms Woeser and a social media site run […]

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Few more Tibetans reported infected with Wuhan coronavirus

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Few more Tibetans reported infected with Wuhan coronavirus

(TibetanReview.net, Feb07’20) – The number of Tibetans known to be infected with the novel coronavirus pneumonia in Tibetan regions across the People’s Republic of China has been put at seven as of Feb 6, although the actual figure could be higher as China’s official reports, suspected to be well below […]

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More Wuhan coronavirus cases confirmed in Tibetan regions of PRC

February 7, 2020 2:18 pm0 comments
More Wuhan coronavirus cases confirmed in Tibetan regions of PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Feb05’20) – While the number of people in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus pneumonia continues to remain at one, more confirmed cases are said to have occurred in other Tibetan areas of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). There have been nine […]

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Wuhan coronavirus symptoms more severe, fatality risk higher in Tibet

February 2, 2020 10:05 am0 comments
Wuhan coronavirus symptoms more severe, fatality risk higher in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Feb01’20) – Although there is no official ban, experts have been urging the public not to enter Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) for the time being after the region reported the first confirmed case of novel coronavirus infection on Jan 30, reported china’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 1. Symptoms […]

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‘Tibet’ reports first confirmed case as novel coronavirus pneumonia continues its rapid spread

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‘Tibet’ reports first confirmed case as novel coronavirus pneumonia continues its rapid spread

(TibetanReview.net, Jan30’20) – The first suspected case of novel coronavirus pneumonia reported in Tibet’s capital Lhasa Jan 29 has become the first confirmed case in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on Jan 30. The patient, Zhang, 34, is a male resident of Suizhou, Hubei province, and had arrived by train at […]

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First suspected coronavirus pneumonia infection in Lhasa reported, 140 confirmed in other Tibetan areas

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First suspected coronavirus pneumonia infection in Lhasa reported, 140 confirmed in other Tibetan areas

(TibetanReview.net, Jan29’20) – As the number of people infected with the novel coronavirus pneumonia crossed the Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) infections of 2002-03, China on Jan 29 reported what it said was the first suspected case in Tibet’s capital Lhasa. The patient, surnamed Zhang, 34, was from the city […]

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‘Tibet’ activates second-level emergency response against viral pneumonia

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‘Tibet’ activates second-level emergency response against viral pneumonia

(TibetanReview.net, Jan28’20) – Authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), the only provincial region that has not reported any coronavirus pneumonia cases in the People’s Republic of China, has activated second-level emergency response to contain its spread, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 28. However, according to the Tibetan […]

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China shuts down Potala palace as Wuhan coronavirus continues its rapid spread

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China shuts down Potala palace as Wuhan coronavirus continues its rapid spread

(TibetanReview.net, Jan27’20) – Although Tibet is officially untouched thus far by the raging Wuhan coronavirus, a new form of pneumonia, Chinese authorities have taken the precaution to shut down the iconic Potala Palace in its capital Lhasa with effect from Jan 27. The historically winter residence of the Dalai Lamas, […]

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China jails 12 Tibetans on ‘criminal gang’ charges for apparent religious activities

January 17, 2020 11:27 am0 comments
China jails 12 Tibetans on ‘criminal gang’ charges for apparent religious activities

(TibetanReview.net, Jan16’20) – In an apparent strengthening of crackdown on religion, China has jailed for up to nearly two years 12 villagers in Sog (Chinese: Suo) County of Nagchu Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, for allegedly running “a criminal gang”, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org Jan 15, citing the regional […]

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