TOKYO, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Japanese government bond prices rose on Monday, as Chinese stocks fell sharply in their first trading session after an extended Lunar New Year holiday due to worries over the economic impact of the fast-spreading new coronavirus outbreak.
The death toll from the flu-like virus in China rose to 361 and the number of infections to 17,205.
Benchmark 10-year JGB futures rose 0.16 point to 153.02, with a trading volume of 17,107 lots.
The 10-year JGB yield fell 1 basis point to minus 0.075%, while the 20-year JGB yield declined 0.5 basis point to 0.225%.
The 30-year JGB yield was flat at 0.365%.
The five-year yield fell 1.5 basis points to minus 0.185%.
The two-year JGB yield was unchanged at minus 0.160%. (Reporting by the Tokyo markets team; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)