China reports 2,829 more confirmed cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia

3 February 2020
2020-02-03 14:16

Chinese health authorities said on Monday that it received reports of 2,829 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 57 new deaths on Sunday from 31 of the 34 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. Among the deaths, 56 are in central China's Hubei Province and one in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, according to China's National Health Commission.

The Commission said a total of 189,583 close contacts have been traced down. among them, 10,055 were discharged from medical observation on Sunday, with 152,700 others still under medical observation.

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