(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) -- The city of Wuhan, China, reported no new coronavirus diagnoses on Wednesday, marking the city's first 24-hour period without new cases since the outbreak began late last year.
The number of deaths around the world is increasing toward 10,000 as total infections topped 220,000 on Wednesday, including nearly 85,000 people who had recovered, while Wuhan is seeing a decline in cases.
Although Wuhan, the capital of the central Chinese province of Hubei, didn't experience any new domestic transmissions for a day, there was a record number of cases from international travelers coming into the country as a whole, according to Reuters. Additionally, Hubei province recorded eight deaths on Wednesday, the Associated Press reported.
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