At least 106 victims of the new coronavirus have lost their lives  with the number of infections almost doubling in a day.

From 2,835 a day earlier, the number of total cases confirmed by China has increased to 4,515 as of 27 January.

As part of the plans to savage the situation, and repatriate foreign nationals from the city Japan is sending a plane to Wuhan to evacuate its citizens, from the epicentre of the outbreak.

According to BBC, it has been recorded that, apart from China, the virus has spread globally to at least 16 countries

According to authorities in Beijing, a serious case that killed a 50-year-old man occurred on Monday, the first fatality in the Chinese capital from the virus.