Coronavirus: China confirms 5,974 cases, 132 deaths

Baku, January 29, AZERTAC

Chinese health authorities announced Wednesday that 5,974 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions by the end of Tuesday. A total of 132 people have died of the disease, according to China Daily.

Among the total, Hubei province in central China reported a total of 3,554 confirmed cases. Wuhan, the provincial capital, is the center of the outbreak.

The National Health Commission said in its daily report that 1,239 patients remained in critical conditions, and 9,239 people were suspected of being infected with the virus as of the end of Tuesday.

A total of 103 people had been discharged from hospital after recovery.

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