URGENT: 15 people killed by coronavirus in 1 day; death toll rises to 41 in China

Fifteen people died from coronavirus in Wuhan, China on Friday, bringing the death toll to 41 people, Chinese officials said in a statement online.

A second case of the virus was confirmed in the U.S. Friday, along with three cases in France.

The victims in China were between the ages of 55 and 87 years old, the statement said. In Hubei Province, where Wuhan is located, 180 new cases of coronavirus were reported Friday, bring the total number of people affected to more than 1,000 worldwide.

Source: 15 people die from coronavirus in one day; death toll rises to 41, Chinese officials say

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