Another 150 people have died of the coronavirus in mainland China, bringing the nationwide death toll to 2,582, according to China's National Health Commission (NHC).
All but one of those deaths were in Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak.
The global death toll is now at 2,619, with 27 deaths reported outside mainland China:
- Iran: 8 deaths
- South Korea: 7 deaths
- Japan: 4 deaths
- Italy: 3 deaths
- Hong Kong: 2 deaths
- The Philippines: 1 death
- France: 1 death
- Taiwan:1 death
Infection toll rises: Confirmed cases in mainland China increased by 409 on Sunday, with 398 of those in Hubei province. Mainland China now has 77,150 confirmed cases, bringing the global total of known infections to 79,356.
According to the NHC, 24,734 patients in mainland China have recovered and been discharged from hospital.