On February 8, a US citizen died in Wuhan in what appears to be the first confirmed foreign death from the coronavirus outbreak.
A Japanese man in his 60s with a suspected coronavirus infection also died in hospital in Wuhan, Japan’s foreign ministry said.
The death toll in China reached 722, while there are now 34,546 confirmed infections.
On February 9, Chinese health officials reported 89 more deaths nationwide, with 81 of the fatalities in Hubei.
At 811, the total number of fatalities in China from the virus surpassed the toll of the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, when 774 were killed worldwide. Total infections in China rose to 37,198.
New cases of infections were also confirmed in South Korea and Spain.