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Hubei, the Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, reported a record increase in the death toll on Thursday under a new method for diagnosing cases, as health experts warned the epidemic could worsen before it gets better.
Health officials in Hubei reported that 242 people had died from the virus on Wednesday, the fastest rise in the daily count since the pathogen was identified in December. This brought the total number of deaths in the province to 1,310. The previous record rise in the toll was 103 on February 10… (Reuters, February 13, 2020)