Death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak increases

Death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak increases

The death toll in the outbreak of the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV in China has reached 26, while 849 people have been infected, China's National Health Commission said.

Two deaths from the new coronavirus were registered outside of China's Hubei province where the outbreak was initially registered - one in Hebei province and one in the city of Suihua in the north-eastern Heilongjong province bordering Russia.  

A total of 177 people infected with the new coronavirus remain in critical condition, while 34 people left hospitals after receiving treatment. Moreover, 1,072 suspected cases of new coronavirus have been registered, TASS reported.  

Doctors say that the symptoms of the new coronavirus include running nose, cough, sore throat and chest tightness. Migraines and fever are also possible.