New Delhi, Feb 10: The coronavirus death toll has crossed 900 in mainland China by Monday
With 97 new fatalities from the virus on February 9, the death toll in China reached 908. Most of the cases were reported from Wuhan and the surrounding Hubei province.
A total of 40,171 infections have been confirmed in the country.
World Health Organisation (WHO) has deployed a team to the country to investigate the coronavirus outbreak.
Two deaths have been recorded outside mainland China – one in Hong Kong and one in the Philippines and at least 25 countries have confirmed spread of the virus.