The number of people killed by the coronavirus outbreak has now passed one thousand.
On Tuesday, Chinese officials announced another 109 deaths, the biggest single-day jump since the outbreak began in December.
The government has also fired officials in Wuhan for their handling of the epidemic.
Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, China.
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