New Infections Of Novel Coronavirus Drop For 13th Consecutive Day Outside Hubei

115 new confirmed cases were reported on Sunday outside Hubei, a 13th consecutive day drop since Feb. 3.

BEIJING, Feb. 17 -- China's daily new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus pneumonia outside Hubei, the epicenter province in the outbreak, have dropped for 13 consecutive days, according to the National Health Commission.

A total of 115 new confirmed cases were reported on Sunday outside Hubei, a 13th consecutive day drop since Feb. 3, showed figures released by the commission Monday.

Eight hundred and ninety new cases were reported outside Hubei on Feb. 3.

The commission received reports of 2,048 new confirmed cases on Sunday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, including 1,933 in Hubei.