Hubei Province, center of the novel coronavirus outbreak, reported 1,843 new confirmed cases and 139 new deaths Saturday, according to the provincial health commission Sunday.
The number of new cases included 888 clinically diagnosed cases, which have been seen as confirmed cases.
The latest report brought the total confirmed cases in the hard-hit province to 56,249 cases. Wuhan, the provincial capital, recorded a total of 39,462 confirmed cases.
The province also saw 849 patients discharged from hospital after recovery on Saturday, bringing the total number of discharged patients in the province to 5,623.
Among the 39,447 hospitalized patients, 8,439 were still in severe condition and another 1,957 in critical condition.
The number of confirmed cases in the province has dropped for three consecutive days.