(Yicai Global) April 26 -- Chinese health authority said today that it received reports of 11 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on the mainland yesterday, of which five were imported.
The other six new cases were domestically transmitted, the National Health Commission said in a daily report, noting that five cases were reported in Heilongjiang province and one in Guangdong province.
No deaths or new suspected cases were reported yesterday on the mainland, the commission said.
As of yesterday, the mainland had reported a total of 1,634 imported cases. Of the cases, 940 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 694 were being treated with 22 in severe condition, according to the commission.
The commission said 48 people were discharged from hospitals after recovery yesterday, while the number of severe cases increased by two to 51.
The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 82,827 by yesterday, including 801 patients who were still being treated, 77,394 people who had been discharged after recovery, and 4,632 people who died of the disease.
The commission said that 12 people, including 10 from abroad, were still suspected of being infected with the virus.
It added that 8,308 close contacts were still under medical observation while 779 people were discharged from medical observation yesterday.
Also yesterday, 30 new asymptomatic cases, including seven from abroad, were reported on the mainland. The commission said 1,000 suspected asymptomatic cases, including 151 from overseas, were still under medical observation.
By the end of yesterday, 1,037 confirmed cases had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (including four deaths), 45 in the Macau Special Administrative Region and 429 in Taiwan (including six deaths).
A total of 753 patients in Hong Kong, 28 in Macau and 275 in Taiwan have been discharged from hospital after recovery.
Editor: Xia Ruirui