Chinese death toll from coronavirus outbreak rises to 717

Feb 08 , 2020. 2 hours ago – 08:12 KYODO NEWS

BEIJING – The death toll in mainland China from the new-coronavirus outbreak has risen to 717, with more than 34,000 people infected, the Chinese health authorities said Saturday.

The hardest-hit province of Hubei said it saw 2,841 more cases and 81 more deaths.

The death toll in mainland China from the new-coronavirus outbreak has risen to 717, with more than 34,000 people infected, the Chinese health authorities said Saturday.

The hardest-hit province of Hubei said it saw 2,841 more cases and 81 more deaths.

Wuhan, the province’s capital and center of the outbreak, has so far reported 13,603 infections, with 545 deaths, the authorities said.

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