Number of viruses in China increases to 360 with 56 new deaths: Government

BEIJING: The number of deaths confirmed by the Chinese outbreak increased to 360, exceeding the number of deaths in the country due to the 2002-03 SARS outbreak, after 56 new deaths were reported in Hubei Province on Monday.

In its daily update, the commission figures in Hubei, which has been the most affected by the virus, also showed a sharp increase in confirmed infections with 2,103 new cases.