Coronavirus death toll reaches 2118 in China

Beijing, 20/2: The number of fatalities due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China has reached 2,118 as of the end of Wednesday, up by 114 from the previous day.

The central province of Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, reported 108 new deaths, while in the provincial capital of Wuhan, 88 people died.

Mainland China had 394 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Wednesday, the National Health Commission said on Thursday, down from 1,749 cases a day earlier and the lowest since January 23. This brings the total accumulated number of confirmed cases in China to 74,576.

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