New Delhi: China continued to reel under the deadly coronavirus epidemic with the death toll due to it sharply crossing 1800 on Tuesday. Also Read - COVID-19 Outbreak: Harbhajan Singh, Wife Geeta Basra to Feed 5000 families in Jalandhar

Chinese health authorities stated that they have received reports of 1,886 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 98 deaths on Monday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.

Among the deaths, 93 were in Hubei Province, three in Henan, and one in Hebei and Hunan respectively, according to the National Health Commission, the Xinhua news agency reported.

The Chinese state Health Committee has informed that the number of people who have recovered has risen to 1,701. A total of 12,552 patients have now been discharged from hospitals.