China’s National Health Commission reported on Thursday at least 114 new deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as of the end of Wednesday, bringing to at least 2,118 the number of fatalities nationwide.
At least 108 of the new fatalities were from Hubei Province, the epicenter of the epidemic.
The national health commission also reported 394 new confirmed cases, significantly lower than the 1,749 cases reported nationwide the previous day.
The latest confirmed number of cases is the biggest drop in almost a month.
The national health commission also announced that Hubei has lowered its coronavirus count, by removing “clinically diagnosed patients” with negative ribonucleic acid test results.