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China's Hubei province reports 69 new coronavirus deaths on Feb 6 -state TV

BEIJING, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The number of deaths in China's central Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak had risen by 69 to 618 as of Thursday, Chinese state television reported on Friday.

There had been a further 2,447 cases detected in Hubei, the epicentre of the outbreak, taking the total in the province to 22,112. (Reporting by Ryan Woo Editing by Chris Reese)