Confirmed cases and death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak in China has continued to rise astronomical as the country recorded its highest number of deaths from the disease on Wednesday.
The number of newly infected people continues to rise in Wuhan despite the quarantine and severe population control measures put in place by the government to control the spread of the disease.
24,363 cases of the disease were confirmed in China on Wednesday, as well as and 490 deaths.
The deadly disease originated from Wuhan, Hubei province in China, and spread throughout the country.
The Wuhan coronavirus has spread to 25 countries since the first cases were detected in central China in December.
The World Health Organisation, in a press briefing on the status of the disease on Wednesday,…