(Yicai Global) April 7 -- The Chinese mainland reported 32 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 12 new suspected cases yesterday, all of which were imported from overseas, the National Health Commission said today.
By the end of yesterday, 983 imported cases had been reported, according to the commission. Among them, 698 are being treated at hospitals, including 21 in critical condition, and 285 had been discharged upon recovery.
No new deaths were reported on the mainland yesterday, the commission said.
Meanwhile, the mainland reported 30 new asymptomatic Covid-19 cases yesterday and two were confirmed of being infected with the virus, according to the commission.
The commission said that 1,033 asymptomatic-infected patients were still under medical observation as of yesterday, including 275 from overseas.
The commission said 89 people were discharged from hospital after recovery yesterday, while the number of severe cases decreased by 54 to 211.
The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 81,740 by the end of yesterday, including 1,242 patients who were still being treated, 77,167 patients who had been discharged after recovery, and 3,331 people who died of the disease.
The commission said that 89 people were still suspected of being infected with the virus.
The commission added that 14,499 close contacts were still under medical observation and 2,365 people were discharged from medical observation yesterday.
By the end of yesterday, 914 confirmed cases had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (including four deaths), 44 in the Macau Special Administrative Region and 373 in Taiwan (including five deaths).
A total of 216 patients in Hong Kong, 10 in Macau and 57 in Taiwan have been discharged from hospital after recovery.
Editor: Xia Ruirui