Death toll has increased to 26 in China after the outbreak of deadly coronavirus.

Massive travel restrictions have taken place in at least 10 cities in the central Chinese province, which has a population of 60 million.

An example of a critical situation is the death a coronavirus patient on Thursday, in nearby Hebei province, which has been recorded as the first death outside Hubei.

Heilongjiang province, also recorded another death which was later confirmed in north-east, which borders Russia and is more than 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles) from Wuhan.

On the number of those that have fallen victim; nationally, there are currently 830 confirmed cases of patients infected with the virus.

This development has occurred on the eve of Lunar New Year, one of the most important dates in the Chinese calendar, when millions of people travel home.

As for the Disney Resort in Shanghai, it was reported that, it was  “temporarily closing in response to the prevention and control of the disease outbreak”.

Eventhough many cities have suspended transport services, travel restrictions still vary from city to city.