Coronavirus Outbreak Has Killed More People Than SARS

Lincoln Wylie

BEIJING—The dying toll from the new coronavirus outbreak has now surpassed that of the serious acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, epidemic approximately two many years ago, as the amount of fatalities topped 900.

China’s well being fee explained it recorded a solitary-working day large of ninety seven fatalities from the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the overall amount of those killed to 908 people today in mainland China.

The outbreak of SARS killed 774 people today right after its emergence in southern China in 2002 and 2003, largely in mainland China and Hong Kong.

The coronavirus now surpasses SARS in the two the amount of confirmed conditions and fatalities. China’s cabinet-degree Countrywide Wellness Commission on Sunday confirmed three,062 new conditions of infection, up from two,656 on Saturday, bringing the overall to 40,171. SARS infected 8,098 people today during its outbreak.

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