China Hubei Province reported 242 new deaths on February 12

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The number of deaths in the central Hubei province as a result of the outbreak of the Coronavirus rose by 242 to 1,310 on Wednesday, the National Health Commission of China said on its website on Thursday.

A total of 14,840 new cases were detected in Hubei, the epicenter, bringing the total number of people infected with the virus to 48,206.

The commission said it began to include cases diagnosed with new methods on Thursday.


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