"As of Friday, the number of deaths in the central province of Hubei in China increased by 81 people, up to 699," the report said.
Most of the new deaths occurred in the provincial capital of Wuhan, where the virus is thought to have originated.
In Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, another 2,841 coronavirus infections were recorded per day. Thus, the total number of the infected in the province reached 24,953 people.
As we reported before, in the UK, Italy and Germany, new cases of new pneumonia coronavirus infection from China have been reported. In total, Europe has 31 cases of infection.
In Germany, 13 cases are reported, of which two are the children who have no symptoms. Two more of these people flew from China on an evacuation aircraft last weekend.
British authorities confirmed the third case in the country, saying the patient was infected outside the UK.