Two deaths have been reported outside the original region of the disease.
In China, the number of confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus 2019-nCoV increased to 849 on Friday, January 24. This was reported by the Committee on Hygiene and Health of the regions of the republic.
To date, two deaths have been reported outside the original region of the spread of the disease, one in Hebei Province and one in Suihua City (northeastern Heilongjiang Province), 430 km from the Russian border.
As of the morning of January 24, the condition of 177 patients is estimated as serious, 34 people have left medical facilities.
There were also 1,072 suspected cases.
Earlier, the World Health Organization said it was too early to declare an international emergency in China.