BREAKING NEWS: China reports nearly 60,000 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, 1,355 Deaths

WUHAN, — China’s Hubei Province, the center of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, reported 14,840 new confirmed cases on Wednesday, local health authorities said Thursday. At least 1,355 people have now died nationwide and nearly 60,000 have been infected after Hubei’s health commission reported the new numbers.

The Hubei Provincial Health Commission said the figure included 13,332 clinically diagnosed cases, which have been seen as confirmed cases from Thursday.

The commission said the adjustment in the calculation has been made to give those who have been clinically diagnosed the timely standard treatment of confirmed cases.

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