ISLAMABAD, Pakistan 

China’s Wuhan city and Hubei province, which were initially at the center of the global coronavirus outbreak, saw no new COVID-19 cases on Monday, authorities said on Tuesday.

According to the state-run Xinhua News Agency, China’s National Health Commission reported one death due to COVID-19 in Hubei, the capital of which is Wuhan, on Monday.

The health commission also confirmed there were no cases of local transmission anywhere on mainland China on Monday.

In a statement, it said the 48 cases reported in the country on Monday were all people who had recently come to China from abroad.

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