A total of 255 new deaths from the coronavirus COVID-19 were recorded in China over the past day. Death toll has reached 1369.
At least 60,373 confirmed cases of infection have been reported worldwide, most of them in China.
According to the latest data, 52 972 patients are still infected: 8219 are in serious or critical condition.
Cases of the new coronavirus have also been reported in 28 other countries. Most cases in Japan (247): 45 new cases were diagnosed only in the last day. There were no deaths from coronavirus, but four patients are now in critical condition, and 10 have recovered and were discharged.