Death toll from coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 1,523

Death toll from coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 1,523
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  • calendar-gray 15 February 2020

The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China rose to 1,523 as of the end of Friday, after 143 people died over the course of the day, the country’s National Health Commission said on Saturday morning, APA reports quoting Reuters. 

The number of new deaths in central Hubei province, at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, rose by 139 as of Friday. 

Most of the new deaths were in Hubei’s provincial capital of Wuhan, where the virus is believed to have originated, with 107 new deaths. A total of 1,123 people in Wuhan have now died from the coronavirus. 

There were 2,641 new confirmed infections across mainland China, bringing the national total to 66,492. 

 

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