Mainland China had 19 new cases of coronavirus infections on Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday, down from 40 cases every day earlier.
That brings the total number of affirmed cases in mainland China so far to 80,754.
The death toll from the outbreak in China reached 3,136 as of the end of Monday, up by 17 from the previous day.
The central province of Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, reported 17 new deaths, which were all in the provincial capital of Wuhan.
Source(s) BEIJING (Reuters)