Death toll in China’s corona virus jumps to 2,236

The death toll in China’s novel corona virus has gone up to 2,236 with 118 more deaths reported mostly from the hard hit Hubei province. The overall confirmed infection cases have climbed to 75,465,Chinese health officials said.

The number of deaths is higher than the previous day when 114 people died of the disease, but the country reported the lowest number of new infection cases in nearly a month fuelling hopes that Beijing’s epidemic control efforts were working.

According to the National Health Commission’s daily report,”By Thursday a total of 2,236 deaths and 75,465 confirmed cases had been reported in China”.