19 new COVID-19 cases, 17 more deaths reported on Chinese mainland

2020-03-10 08:37:34CGTN Editor : Mo Hong'e ECNS App Download
Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus

Nineteen new cases of novel coronavirus infection were confirmed on the Chinese mainland as of midnight on Monday, with 17 more deaths, according to China's National Health Commission. 

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 80,754, while the cumulative death toll is now 3,136.

On the same day, the Chinese health authorities said that 1,297 patients had been discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 59,897.

Another two cases of infections contracted outside China were reported, bringing the total of imported cases to 69.

The numbers of confirmed cases in Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and China's Taiwan region are as follows:

Hong Kong: 115 (three dead, 60 recovered)

Macao: 10 (10 recovered)

Taiwan: 45 (1 dead, 15 recovered)


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