New Delhi, Feb 6: At least 563 people have died of coronavirus outbreak in mainland China by Thursday.
Wuhan city, the epicentre of the epidemic, reported 2,987 new cases on Wednesday reported by Chinese authorities.
The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The move comes as the outbreak continues to spread outside Chine.
India’s third case of coronavirus was reported in Kerala on February 3 (Monday). The first two cases were also reported from here.
All three patients are students who returned from Wuhan city of Chine, the epicentre of the outbreak.
The coronavirus outbreak originated in China and spread to more than 20 countries across the world in the last few weeks.