The death toll in China from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 1 771 the country’s National Health Commission said.
Authorities said 70 548 confirmed cases have been reported, while in the last 24 hours, 105 people have died and almost 2 048 new cases have been detected.
The number of those detected with the virus outside China’s mainland stands at 57 in Hong Kong and 10 in Macau. Both are special administrative regions.
The number of those under medical observation dropped to 150 539.