Beijing: The death toll in China from the coronavirus epidemic rose to 2,233 after 115 more people died in Hubei province.
There were 889 new confirmed cases as of February 20, bringing the total confirmed cases to 75,465, the commission said.
According to health authorities in Hubei province, most deaths were recorded in Wuhan, where the new coronavirus was detected at the end of 2019.
In addition to the more than 2. 200 killed in mainland China, three people died in Japan, two in Chinese region of Hong Kong, two in Iran, one in the Philippines, one in France, one in Taiwan and one in South Korea.