New coronavirus cases in mainland China fall to lowest since January
Updated : February 28, 2020 08:09 AM IST
China’s central Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, had 318 new confirmed cases, down from 409 cases a day earlier and the lowest since January 24.
Excluding Hubei, mainland China reported just nine new cases on Thursday, down from 24 a day earlier.
The death toll in mainland China reached 2,788 as of the end of Thursday, up by 44 from the previous day.