China reports 508 new coronavirus cases

China has reported another 508 cases of Coronavirus on the mainland, with 77,658 cases so far.
China has reported another 508 cases of Coronavirus on the mainland, with 77,658 cases so far.

Mainland China has 508 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections, the country's National Health Commission says.

Monday's cases are up from 409 cases a day earlier, the commission revealed on Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases on the mainland so far to 77,658.

The death toll from the outbreak in mainland China had reached 2,663 as of the end of Monday, up by 71 from the previous day.

The central province of Hubei, the epicentre of the outbreak, reported 68 new deaths, while in the provincial capital of Wuhan, 56 people died.

Australian Associated Press