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Coronavirus death toll nears 1,400 in China, with 5,090 new cases
14th February 2020
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci says the growing numbers of coronavirus in China will promote more transparency and accuracy to the public.
China on Friday reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with the coronavirus, as the death toll neared 1,400.
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The National Health Commission said 121 more people had died and there were 5,090 new confirmed cases.
The number of reported cases has been rising more quickly after the hardest-hit province changed its method of counting them Thursday. There are now 63,851 confirmed cases in mainland China, of which 1,380 have died.