The number of people killed by the Novel Coronavirus has risen to a daily high of 103 in Hubei province, taking the overall number of deaths since the breakout to more than 1,000.
But the number of new infections was down 20% from the day before.
Hubei's health commission confirmed 2,097 new cases in the province on Monday, down from 2,618.
An advanced team of medical experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) has arrived in China.
There are now more than 42,200 confirmed cases across China, the gravest public health crisis the country has faced since the Sars outbreak in 2002-3.
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