The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus Covid-2019 in China's Hubei province has surpassed 33,300, and the death toll has climbed to 1,113 while 2,639 people have recovered after contracting the virus, the regional health commission said on Wednesday, APA reports.
Reports on Tuesday morning said that over 31,700 cases of the new coronavirus were confirmed, 974 people died from the virus and 2,222 people recovered.
The commission said that the number of confirmed cases in Hubei's administrative center Wuhan, where the outbreak was first registered, exceeded 19,500. Around 2,700 cases were confirmed in the city of Xiaogan, and around 2,300 — in the city of Huanggang.
Over 11,200 people in the province have been quarantined. Over 77,100 residents remain under medical supervision as they came into contact with those infected.
According to the authorities, over 185,000 people in China remain under medical supervision after contacts with those infected, and over 16,000 people remain quarantined