Healthcare China reports 1,886 new coronavirus cases, death toll up by 98 Updated : February 18, 2020 07:08 AM IST A total of 72,436 cases have been reported in mainland China as of Tuesday. China may postpone its annual congress in March, its biggest political meeting of the year, to avoid travel while the disease is still spreading. Japan has 518 confirmed cases, including the 454 from the cruise ship, and one death from the virus. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.