More than 1,800 people have died from the coronavirus outbreak in China with 93 new deaths being reported from the worst-hit central Chinese Hubei province last midnight, health officials reported Tuesday morning.
At least 1,807 new cases were reported from the province, a decline from the number of new cases reported on Monday. China’s cumulative death toll is 1870 whereas more than 72500 people have been infected.
Three deaths and nearly 800 confirmed cases have been reported in 25 countries outside China. A team of medical experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) will visit Beijing and the Chinese provinces of Guangdong and Sichuan in south and southwest China from Monday to assess the steps taken by the country to contain the virus’ spread. However, China’s foreign ministry hasn’t mentioned Wuhan or Hubei as part of the WHO team’s itinerary.