COVID-19: 39 new cases, 3 more deaths reported on Chinese mainland

2020-03-20 08:45:58CGTN Editor : Mo Hong'e ECNS App Download
Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus

A total of 39 new COVID-19 cases, all of them imported from abroad, and three more deaths were confirmed on the Chinese mainland as of Thursday midnight, according to China's National Health Commission.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 80,967, while the cumulative death toll is now at 3,248.

On the same day, Chinese health authorities said 730 patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 71,150.

The latest numbers of confirmed cases in Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan are as follows:

Hong Kong: 208 (98 recovered, 4 dead)

Macao: 17 (10 recovered)

Taiwan: 108 (26 recovered, 1 dead)


China's Wuhan reports zero increase in COVID-19 cases for 2 days 

No new infections or suspected cases of the novel coronavirus were reported on Thursday in Wuhan, marking two days in a row of zero report at the epicenter of the epidemic in a months-long battle with the deadly virus. 

The Health Commission of Hubei Province, where Wuhan is the capital, said the total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan and Hubei remained at 50,005 and 67,800 by Thursday.

Hubei also saw two new deaths, which were both in Wuhan.

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