China’s fight against coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING: Here are the latest developments on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China:
— Chinese health authority said Sunday it received reports of 30 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Saturday, of which 25 were imported.
— Also on Saturday, three deaths, all in Hubei Province, and 11 new suspected cases, all imported ones, were reported on the mainland, according to the National Health Commission.
— A total of 213 patients of COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals Saturday on the Chinese mainland.
Altogether 76,964 patients had been discharged from hospitals after recovery by the end of Saturday.
— As of Saturday, a total of 81,669 confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been reported on the mainland, and 3,329 people had died of the disease.
— As of Saturday, the mainland had reported a total of 913 imported cases. Of the cases, 216 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 697 were being treated with 18 in severe condition.
— A total of 47 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were reported on the mainland on Saturday, including 16 imported ones. Three asymptomatic cases, all of which were imported ones, were re-categorized as confirmed infections, and 50 were discharged from medical observation including eight imported cases, according to the commission.
— By Saturday, 862 confirmed cases including four deaths had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), 44 confirmed cases in the Macao SAR, and 355 in Taiwan including five deaths.

A total of 186 patients in Hong Kong, 10 in Macao and 50 in Taiwan had been discharged from hospitals after recovery.
— No new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported Saturday in central China’s Hubei Province.
— One more district in Wuhan has been classified as a low-risk area of the virus outbreak.
This brought the number of low-risk districts in Wuhan to nine, out of its total 13 districts, as of Friday. Four other districts are classified as medium-risk areas. – Agencies