Beijing (dpa) - Eight other people have fallen victim to the new lung disease in China. A total of 26 deaths have now been proven. The number of known coronavirus infections increased from 644 to 830 cases compared to yesterday. Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn praised the Chinese government's information policy in the ARD “Daily Topics”. Unlike the Sars epidemic, which occurred 17 years ago, the international community's exchange works and China is more transparent than a few years ago.