The death toll in China rose to 3,070 on Saturday, while the total number of confirmed cases hit 80,651
BS Web Team | New Delhi
Last Updated at March 8, 2020 17:47 IST
state have tested positive for coronavirus, taking the total number of cases in India to 39.
Meanwhile, China reported 27 new deaths from coronavirus, the lowest number of fatalities in more than a month, taking the death toll to 3,097, while the COVID-19 infections for the first time fell below 50 since the disease surfaced in Hubei province in January.
More than 106,000 people have been infected by the coronavirus across the world and 3,600 have died from it, according to a Reuters tally of government announcements.