China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 722

Published : 08 Feb 2020, 12:59

Jagoroniya Desk

The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in China has increased again, while fatalities on Saturday rose to 722, reports AP.

The government announced that over the last 24 hours another 3,399 patients had been reported, reversing two days of falls, and increasing the cumulative number of cases recorded on the mainland to 34,546.

Cruise ship passengers were facing more woe as Japan registered three more cases on one quarantined vessel for a total of 64 and turned away another.

In Japan, three more cases were diagnosed Saturday among 3,700 passengers and crew on the quarantined Diamond Princess. Those aboard remain under 14-day quarantine

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