Coronavirus kills 242 people in one day; 15 000 new cases recorded

Coronavirus kills 242 people in one day; 15 000 new cases recorded

- New cases of the coronavirus have been recorded in the Hubei province in China with some deaths

- New estimates show that about 15 000 new cases of the virus have been diagnosed and 242 deaths reported since Wednesday

- The virus has led to 1 360 deaths so far and over 60 000 infections since it started spreading in December last year

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China’s Hubei province has recorded almost 15 000 new cases of the coronavirus.

The information available shows that 242 deaths were recorded on Wednesday.

These mark the highest mortality and infection figures since the outbreak started in December.

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Fresh report: Coronavirus leads to 242 deaths a day; almost 15000 new cases recorded

Source: Business Insider
Source: UGC

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According to Business Insider, 13 332 out of the almost 15 000 cases were clinically diagnosed. This means that they affected people were diagnosed after exhibiting symptoms of the virus but did not necessarily have confirmed lab test results.

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