(Yicai Global) April 30 -- Chinese health authority said today that it received reports of four new confirmed Covid-19 cases on the mainland yesterday, all of which were imported cases.
No deaths were reported yesterday on the mainland, while three new suspected cases were reported in Shanghai, all of which were also imported, the National Health Commission said in a daily report.
As of yesterday, the mainland had reported a total of 1,664 imported cases. Of the cases, 1,139 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 525 were being treated with 13 in severe condition, according to the commission.
The commission said 32 people were discharged from hospitals after recovery yesterday, while the number of severe cases decreased by nine to 41.
The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 82,862 by yesterday, including 619 patients who were still being treated, 77,610 people who had been discharged after recovery, and 4,633 people who died of the disease.
The commission said that 10 people, including seven from abroad, were still suspected of being infected with the virus.
It added that 8,032 close contacts were still under medical observation while 708 people were discharged from medical observation yesterday.
Also yesterday, 33 new asymptomatic cases, including two from abroad, were reported on the mainland. The commission said 998 suspected asymptomatic cases, including 127 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 830 patients in Hong Kong, 34 in Macau and 311 in Taiwan have been discharged from hospital after recovery.
Editor: Xia Ruirui