Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Previous balance pointed to 56 dead.

The death toll from the new coronavirus detected in China has now increased to 80, after 24 new deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the contagion, local authorities announced.

In this region, 371 new patients infected with the coronavirus were detected, bringing the number of confirmed cases to more than 2300 across China, according to data from the central government.