China Central Television, citing the National Health Commission said that the amount of Coronavirus deaths within the country rose by 46 people, to 259 in total.
The Chinese authorities announced the death of 43 people on Thursday as an infection from the “Corona” virus, in the largest daily number of victims of the virus within the country since it began spreading last month.
However, this record didn’t stop rising in China as 2102 new cases were recorded on Friday, bringing the whole number of persons infected with the virus to 11791.
The Hubei Provincial Health Committee, the epicenter of the virus, had reported 45 deaths and 1,347 new infections on Friday.
Wuhan, the capital of Hubei, reported 576 cases on Friday, and 33 deaths.
192 people died of the virus inside Wuhan.
The territory’s streets are still closed, and public transportation has stopped, but just a small number of individuals still breach procedures.