WASHINGTON, March 22 (CNN) - China confirmed nine more deaths and 39 additional cases of coronavirus as of the end of day Sunday, according to the country's National Health Commission (NHC).

None of the latest cases were in Hubei -- once the center of China's coronavirus outbreak --making this the fifth straight day that the province has had no new cases.

All of the new confirmed infections are imported, bringing the total number of imported cases to 353.

The death toll in Hubei stands at 3,153, while the nation's overall death toll is at 3,270. In total, there have been 81,093 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to the NHC.

The NHC says that 72,703 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital.