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Chinese Mainland Reports 89 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases
Xinhua
DATE:  Apr 14 2020
/ SOURCE:  XINHUA
Chinese Mainland Reports 89 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases Chinese Mainland Reports 89 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases

(Yicai Global) April 14 -- Chinese health authority said today that it received reports of 89 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on the Chinese mainland yesterday, of which 86 were imported.

Three new domestically transmitted cases were reported, all in Guangdong province, the National Health Commission said in a daily report.

Three new suspected cases, all imported ones, were reported on the mainland yesterday, with two in Shanghai and one in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. No new deaths were reported, according to the commission.

As of yesterday, the mainland had reported a total of 1,464 imported cases. Of the cases, 559 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 905 were being treated with 37 in severe condition, said the commission.

According to the commission, 75 people were discharged from hospitals after recovery yesterday, while the number of severe cases decreased by five to 116.

The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 82,249 by yesterday, including 1,170 patients who were still being treated, 77,738 people who had been discharged after recovery, and 3,341 people who died of the disease.

The commission said that 72 people, all imported ones, were still suspected of being infected with the virus.

It added that 8,612 close contacts were still under medical observation while 1,674 people were discharged from medical observation yesterday.

Also yesterday, 54 new asymptomatic cases, including five from abroad, were reported on the mainland. A total of 67 asymptomatic cases were re-categorized as confirmed cases, and 46 were discharged from medical observation including nine imported cases, according to the commission.

The commission said 1,005 asymptomatic cases, including 237 from abroad, were still under medical observation.

By the end of yesterday, 1,009 confirmed cases had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (including four deaths), 45 in the Macau Special Administrative Region and 393 in Taiwan (including six deaths).

A total of 397 patients in Hong Kong, 13 in Macau and 114 in Taiwan have been discharged from hospital after recovery.

Editor: Xia Ruirui

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