By Fuat Kabakci
The death toll in China from the novel coronavirus outbreak climbed to 304, the National Health Commission (NHC) said Sunday.
A total of 14,380 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have been reported in China.
It was reported that 45 people died in the last 24 hours and 19,544 were suspected of being infected.
Around 137,600 people are under medical observation, while the number of people discharged reached 328.
The NHC also announced the corpses of those who died due to the outbreak will be burned in crematorium areas near the hospital.