China's Covid-19 death toll past 2,000 with 136 new deaths but number of new cases on the decline


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  • Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020

Patients infected with the coronavirus resting at a temporary hospital converted from Wuhan Sports Center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province on Feb 17, 2020. - Xinhua

BEIJING (AFP): The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic went past 2,000 on Wednesday after 136 more people died, with the number of new cases falling for a second straight day, according to the National Health Commission.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in mainland China to 74,185.

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