Death toll due to Wuhan virus exceeds 1000

Death toll due to Wuhan virus exceeds 1000

11 February 2020 10:00 am

The death count due to the new coronavirus has exceeded one thousand (1016) as of Tuesday (11), foreign reports said. 108 death reports due to the viral outbreak were delivered by Monday (10), with a positive count of 2478, summing a total positive count of 42,638.

103 out of 108 deaths reported yesterday were from Hubei province, China, with 67 of them were reported from Wuhan city. 

Meanwhile, two of senior health officials of Hubei province, the secretary and the director of Hubei Health Commission, have been sacked, Chinese media reported.