(Reuters) – Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak:
-The death toll in China rose by 97 to 1,113 by the end of Tuesday, according to the National Health Commission. There were 2,015 new confirmed cases, the lowest since Jan. 30 when there were 1,982 cases.
-The total number of cases on the mainland has reached 44,653.
-In the central Hubei province, deaths rose by 94 to 1,068 as of Tuesday, the province’s health commission said in a statement.
-A further 1,638 new cases were detected in the province, the lowest since Jan. 31, when 1,347 new cases were reported. The total number of confirmed cases in the province stood at 33,366.
-The country last week amended its guidelines on prevention and control of the coronavirus, saying that a confirmed case must be recorded only when asymptomatic cases show clinical signs.
-China’s foremost medical adviser on the outbreak, Zhong Nanshan, said the epidemic would peak this month and may be over by April, but a…
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