Death toll in China epidemic surges past 1,500

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15 febr. 2020, 00.19

The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic surged past 1,500 on Saturday after 139 more people died in Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak.

The province's health commission also reported 2,420 new cases of the COVID-19 strain, about half the number from the previous day.