Fifty-six people have died from the coronavirus outbreak in China, the country’s state media has reported.
It comes as China’s Hubei province reports 13 new deaths from the virus.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China is now at 1,975.
Shanghai also reported its first death from the outbreak and 323 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections.
Separately, the province of Henan reported one death from the virus.
The virus originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei late last year and has spread to Chinese cities including Beijing, as well as 12 other countries –
Source : Sky News