China reports 10 new deaths due to coronavirus

China reports 10 new deaths due to coronavirus

Agency News

China on Sunday reported 10 more fatalities due to the novel coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 3,199. All the 10 deaths were in Wuhan.

Chinese Health officials noted that while the imported cases rose to 111 amid sharp decline in the number of domestic cases.

China's National Health Commissions (NHC) said 20 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection and 10 deaths were reported from all over the country on Saturday.

Only four new domestic cases were detected, all in Hubei province's capital Wuhan, the city where the virus first emerged in December before growing into a national crisis and a pandemic.

Sixteen imported cases were reported on the mainland Saturday. Among them, five were reported in Beijing, four in Zhejiang Province, three in both Shanghai and Gansu Province, as well as one in Guangdong Province. By the end of Saturday, 111 imported cases had been reported, NHC said.