Reportedly China's National health Commission reported Chinese health officials announced on monday the death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak rose to 1000 on tuesday while the total number of confirmed cases mounted to 24324. Meanwhile by the end of tuesday, a total of 490 people had died after being infected and 24,324 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions.
Futthermore it said 65 deaths were reported on tuesday, all from Hubei province and its capital Wuhan. It stated Also 3,887 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection were reported on tuesday and also on tuesday, 431 patients became seriously ill, while 262 were discharged from hospital after recovery. Further the commission added that 3,219 patients remained in severe condition and 23,260 people were suspected of being infected with the virus.
Accordingly a total of 892 people had been discharged from hospital after recovery, and over 2.52 lakh who were in close contacts with patients had been traced with over 1.85 lakh others still under medical observation. Perhaps by the end of tuesday, 18 confirmed cases had been reported in the hong kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), including one death, 10 in the Macao SAR and 11 in Taiwan. Apparently as the novel coronavirus, regarded as the most virulent in recent years, showed no signs of abatement, china has intensified its efforts to contain its spread by opening more hospitals in Hubei province to exclusively treat its patients and a 1000-bed makeshift hospital was opened on Monday.