(Yicai Global) Feb. 2 -- Central China's Hubei province reported 1,921 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 45 new deaths yesterday, local health authorities said today.
The provincial capital Wuhan reported 894 new confirmed cases and 32 new deaths, and the cities of Huanggang and Xiaogan reported 276 and 121 new confirmed cases, respectively, according to the Hubei Provincial Health Commission.
Huanggang city reported 1,002 confirmed cases by yesterday, becoming the second city with more than 1,000 novel coronavirus pneumonia patients after Wuhan.
Authorities discharged 49 patients from hospital in the province yesterday.
Hubei had reported 9,074 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection by yesterday, with 294 deaths and 1,562 cases in severe or critical condition. The province has seen 215 patients discharged from hospital.