More than 2900 killed in China due to coronavirus

More than 2900 killed in China due to coronavirus

Death toll in mainland China rose to 42, bringing the total to 2,912, with the country registering 202 new cases of infection, setting the total at 80,026.

According to data updated by the National Health Commission of China, all 42 deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the epidemic.

Hubei, where several cities have been quarantined, with entrances and exits blocked, to a measure that affects almost 60 million people, has a total of more than 67,100 cases and 2,803 deaths.