Aviation More airlines drop flights to China as virus spreads Updated : January 30, 2020 03:13 PM IST The coronavirus has now infected more people in China than were sickened in the country by the SARS outbreak in 2002-2003. The number of confirmed virus cases jumped to 7,711, surpassing the 5,327 in mainland China from SARS. The virus has killed 170 people. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.