Politics It's 'China virus', not coronavirus which sounds like 'beautiful place' in Italy: Trump Updated : September 23, 2020 10:50 AM IST The virus that first emerged in China’s Wuhan city in the Hubei province in December 2019 has claimed 968,726 lives and infected 31,483,011 people globally. 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.