Beijing: The death toll in coronavirus outbreak has risen to 722 on Saturday with 86 new mortalities in a single day.
The total number of confirmed cases jumped to 34,546, Chinese health officials said.
As many as 86 cases were reported in mainland China.
The virus has spread to two dozen countries and several governments have banned arrival from China and urged their citizens not to travel to the country.
Major airlines have also suspended flight service to and from China.
The coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO).