China’s coronavirus death toll reaches 1,770 – World – TASS

, February 17. /TASS/. The number who died from the novel coronavirus in has reached 1,770, more than 70, cases of the have been confirmed, while more than 10,800 are said to have recovered from it, China’s committee reported Monday.

On Sunday, the committee informed about more than 68,500 cases, 1,665 deaths and 9,419 recovered. According to the update, the coronavirus rate is at 2.5% compared to Sunday’s 2.43%

Among China’s regions, the Province has the most cases with 58,100 people identified to have contracted coronavirus, 1,696 of them dead and 6,639 recoveries. is followed by the Guangdong Province () with 1,300 , the Henan Province (central China) and the Zhejiang Province () which report 1,200 and 1,100 cases respectively.

According to data available on Sunday, are 381 coronavirus cases in Beijing, 144 of them were discharged from hospitals, while four people died.

According to the latest official reports, more than 150,500 Chinese citizens are monitored in the country because they had close contacts with those who are known to have contracted the disease. China also says there are about 7,200 people placed in because of coronavirus fears. According to , more than 10,600 people are in critical condition.

A outbreak caused by the COVID-19 virus (previously called 2019-nCoV) was reported in China’s of Wuhan – a large and center in central China populated by 11 million people – in late December. declared it a global , describing the outbreak as an epidemic with multiple foci.

The virus spread to 25 more , apart from China: , , , , , , , , , , , , , the , , , South , , , , , the , the , the and . The WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak in China a emergency. Chinese authorities have confirmed more than 68,500 cases of the disease, over 1,665 people died, while more than 9,400 people are reported to have recovered.

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