Coronavirus death toll crosses 1,100 in China

12/02/2020 at 9:46 AM

New Delhi, Feb 12: The coronavirus death toll has crossed 1,100 in mainland China.

The number of fatalities from the virus jumped to 1,110 nationwide on Wednesday.

The hard-hit Hubei province reported 94 new deaths and Hubei’s health commission also confirmed another 1,638 new cases in the central province.

There are more than 44,200 confirmed cases across China as per a previously released government report.

World Health Organisation (WHO) has deployed a team to the country to investigate the coronavirus outbreak.

The virus is believed to have emerged last year in an animal meat market in Wuhan city, the epicentre of the outbreak.

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