China recorded its deadliest day since the outbreak of coronavirus on Friday as 86 people died from the pneumonia-like illness that has been ravaging the country.
According to the China’s National Health Commission, a total of 722 people have died from the disease and 34,546 were infected in mainland China.
Majority of the new cases were recorded in Hubei province and its capital, Wuhan, which is the epicenter of the outbreak.
The 2019-nC0V originated from Wuhan in December, and by January had spread across China and so far to over 25 countries.
Though authorities in China have been making efforts containing the spread of the disease, new cases and deaths are still being reported on a daily basis.
Currently, there has been no clear knowledge of the nature of the disease, its origin…