The coronavirus death toll in mainland China increased by 42 Sunday, according to China’s National Health Commission (NHC). All the new deaths were in Hubei province.

The additional deaths bring the total death toll in mainland China to 2,912, the NHC said.

There have been 129 deaths reported outside mainland China, raising the global death toll to 3,041. 

Confirmed cases in mainland China increased by 202. Of those cases, 193 were in Hubei province. That means there were nine new cases reported in the rest of mainland China outside of Hubei, according to the NHC.

Other deaths across the globe include:

  • 54 deaths in Iran
  • 34 deaths in Italy
  • 20 deaths in South Korea
  • 12 deaths in Japan
  • 2 deaths each in Hong Kong and France
  • 1 death each reported in the Philippines, Taiwan, Australia, Thailand and the United States 

The total number of confirmed cases in mainland China is now 80,026, bringing the global total to 88,443. A total of 44,462 patients in China have recovered and been discharged from hospital, the NHC said.

Source: CNN.NEWS

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