Coronavirus in Hubei: the number of victims has risen to 1696 people, more than 58 thousand infected

In China in Hubei province the number of people infected with the novel coronavirus, has exceeded 58 thousand people. During the day, it was 100 new deaths. These data are reported by regional health Committee.

Total number of victims of coronavirus COVID-2019 in the province increased to 1 696 people. The number recovered has increased by 1016 people, all in the province were discharged from hospitals 6639 people, reports RIA Novosti.

on 31 December 2019, the Chinese authorities reported to the world health organization about the outbreak of an unknown pneumonia in Wuhan city in Hubei province, located in the Central part of the country. The who declared the outbreak an emergency situation of international importance. The disease has received the official name – COVID-2019.