The number of deaths from the deadly coronavirus outbreak in china has climbed to 304 with 45 new fatalities on Saturday. Over 14000 are now confirmed infected with the pathogen. The World Health Organization had on Friday declared a global emergency over the deadly virus, which has spread to a number of countries around the world. In its speed of the spread, coronavirus infection has now surpassed the total number of SARS virus cases seen in 2003. China has put a number of cities with millions of people under a total lockdown to contain the spread of the communicable virus.