China reports 409 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 150 new deaths

Source: Xinhua| 2020-02-24 11:15:32|Editor: huaxia

Undated photo shows a medical staff member showing the drawing on the protective suit at the isolation ward of children infected with novel coronavirus pneumonia in Wuhan Children's Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. (Wuhan Children's Hospital/Handout via Xinhua)

China reported 409 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 150 new deaths.

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authority Monday said it received reports of 409 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 150 deaths on Sunday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.

Among the deaths, 149 were in Hubei Province and one in Hainan Province, according to the National Health Commission.