CHINA: China’s National Health Commission said the death toll from the novel coronavirus has reached 361 with 57 new fatalities recorded over 24 hours.
According to new data released by China’s National Health Commission, the number of confirmed cases of infection in the province has also risen by 2,103.
The total number of confirmed cases of infection has reached 17,205 with a further 21,558 suspected cases being monitored, the statement said.
The new strain of coronavirus 2019, was first reported in Wuhan city, located in the Hubei province of China, and has since spread in several countries.
Recently, the first two cases of the new coronavirus were recorded in Russia: in the Zabaykalsky Territory and the Tyumen Region.