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China's Hubei province reports 116 new coronavirus deaths on Feb. 13, with 4,823 new cases

BEIJING, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The number of new deaths in China's central Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak rose by 116 as of Thursday, the province's health commission said on its website on Friday.

A further 4,823 cases had been detected in Hubei, the epicentre of the outbreak, taking the total in the province to 51,986. (Reporting by Yilei Sun and David Stanway; Editing by Sandra Maler)