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Coronavirus: 35 more deaths reported in China

News Agencies | Updated on: 1 March 2020, 9:15 IST

As many as thirty-five people have died from the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in mainland China in the past 24 hours, bringing the country's death toll up to 2,870, the country's National Health Commission informs.

The latest figures from the commission show that 41,625 people have recovered from the disease. Of the 35,329 who are currently being treated for pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus, 7,365 are in grave condition.

In the past 24 hours, 573 new coronavirus cases have been registered in China, with the total number of confirmed cases standing at 79,824.

For comparison, on Monday, the number of confirmed cases was just over 77,150 in China. Almost 10,000 infected with COVID-19 were in grave condition at the start of this week and the death toll stood at nearly 2,600.


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First published: 1 March 2020, 9:15 IST