Slightly more than 2 million people are currently infected with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in China, was cured of 93.5%.
According to estimates of the Chinese authorities, the average death rate in the country amounted to 4,06%, however, in Hubei province, where was the first recorded outbreak of the infection, it was 4.7% (5.1% in the administrative center of the region and Wuhan). In the remaining areas of mainland China, the figure was 0.86 percent.
Earlier it became known that the United States has overtaken China in the number of deaths from the coronavirus. According to Tuesday, in China the number of deaths has reached 3 309, while in the United States – 3 415.