Health authorities in China reported on Tuesday 108 new fatalities attributable to the novel coronavirus, bringing the national death toll to 1,018, said South China Morning Post.
The National Health Commission also reported 2,478 new confirmed cases of the illness, bringing that total to 42,638 as of Monday.
Of the new deaths, 103 were in Hubei province – the epicentre of the novel coronavirus epidemic – and five in other provinces.
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