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Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 2,788 in China

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 February 2020, 9:37 IST
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The death toll from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in mainland China mounted to 2,788 on Friday, officials said. The number of confirmed cases has increased to 78,824, the state health committee said.

"The state health committee received from 31 provinces (areas, cities of central subordination) information about 78,824 confirmed cases of infection with the new type of coronavirus, including 39,919 people who are currently sick (7,952 are in serious condition), 36,117 people were discharged from hospitals, 2,788 died," the committee said.

(ANI)

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First published: 28 February 2020, 9:37 IST
 
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