Coronavirus Infections Skyrocketing In China

Posted on February 13, 2020 6:28 am
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A record 14,800 new cases of coronavirus were reported within 24 hours in China’s Hubei province on Thursday, according to local health officials.

The death toll from the virus in Hubei province also jumped by a record 242 fatalities on Thursday, more than doubling the previous record number of 103 deaths set on Monday.

The skyrocketing number of new cases in Hubei comes after health officials announced Thursday they had begun including people diagnosed using new clinical methods in official statistics.

Clinical diagnosis of COVID-19, as the virus has been officially named, includes using lung imaging to verify