China reports 150 more coronavirus deaths

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China reports 150 more coronavirus deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 10:22 AM, 24 February 2020   Updated: 12:22 PM, 24 February 2020



The death toll from the coronavirus in China rose to 2,592 on Monday, after the National Health Commission reported 150 more fatalities, most of them from the epicenter Hubei province. 

Monday’s death toll was a jump on the 97 deaths reported Sunday.— reports AFP

The commission also confirmed a total of 409 new cases in China, with most in Hubei.

Meanwhile, there have been 161 new cases in South Korea with a total of 763 cases, and two more deaths raise its toll to seven. 

Japan, the second-highest national total behind China, reported one-fifth of its 3711 passengers and crew of Diamond Princess cruise ship became infected. 

The concern of the outbreak getting out of control and the cases have rapidly increased in Italy and Iran also in just a few days.