Coronavirus Outbreak in China

Coronavirus Outbreak: Latest Update of Death Toll Due To Covid19 in China

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Coronavirus Outbreak: The number of deaths from coronavirus (Covid19) in China has risen to 2,835, while the number of confirmed cases has risen to 79,251. Chinese health officials said 327 new cases of coronavirus infection and 44 deaths were reported Thursday from 31 provincial-level regions of China and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, according to the Xinhua news agency.

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According to China’s National Health Commission, 41 died in Hubei Province, two in Beijing and one in the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. The commission said there were 452 more suspected cases on Thursday.

On Thursday, 3,622 people were discharged from hospital after recovering, while the number of serious cases decreased by 394 to 7,952.

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in China reached 79,251 by the end of Thursday and 2,788 people have died. The commission said that 2,308 people are still suspected of being infected with the virus. A total of 36,117 people have been discharged from the hospital after recovery.

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The Commission said that 656,054 people were reported to be in close contact with infected patients, out of them, 10,525 have been discharged on Thursday after medical surveillance, while 65,225 others are still under medical surveillance.

As of late Thursday, 93 cases including two deaths were confirmed in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), 10 cases in Macao SAR and 32 in Taiwan, including one death. 26 patients in Hong Kong, eight in Macau and six in Taiwan were discharged from hospital after recovering.

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