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Wuhan coronavirus: Deadliest day as mainland China records 86 fatalities

Christian Fernsby |
Mainland China had its deadliest day in Wuhan coronavirus outbreak yesterday, with authorities reporting 86 fatalities.

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A total of 722 people had died from the virus and 34,546 were infected in mainland China by the end of Friday, China's National Health Commission said.

The majority of new cases were recorded in Hubei province and its capital, Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.

Authorities finished construction on a new hospital in Wuhan last week, and another is due to open in the coming days to treat the growing number of patients.

Meanwhile, it emerged that a 60 year old United States citizen had died from the virus at Jinyintian Hospital, in Wuhan, on February 6, according to the US Embassy in Beijing, marking the first confirmed death of a foreigner from the virus.

Japan also reported its first death of suspected coronavirus in Wuhan on Saturday, according to an announcement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Japanese man in his 60s died of pneumonia.

The hospital that treated him was inconclusive on the cause of the pneumonia.

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