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March 27: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China

Updated: Mar 27, 2020 en.nhc.gov.cn Print

On March 26, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 55 new cases of confirmed infections (54 imported cases and 1 indigenous case in Zhejiang province), 49 new cases of suspected infections, and 5 deaths (all in Hubei province). 537 patients were released from hospital after being cured. 837 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation. Serious cases decreased by 201.

As of 24:00 on March 26, the National Health Commission had received 81,340 reports of confirmed cases and 3,292 deaths in 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, and in all 74,588 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 3,460 confirmed cases (including 1,034 in serious condition) and 189 suspected cases. So far, 697,470 people have been identified as having had close contact with infected patients. 16,005 are now under medical observation.

On March 26, Hubei reported no new cases of confirmed infections, no new cases of suspected infections, and 5 deaths (4 in Wuhan). 530 patients were released from hospital after being cured, including 523 in Wuhan.

As of 24:00 on March 26, Hubei had reported 67,801 cases of confirmed infections (including 50,006 in Wuhan) and 3,174 deaths (including 2,535 in Wuhan). In all, 61,731 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital, including 44,591 in Wuhan. There still remained 2,896 confirmed cases (including 2,880 in Wuhan), with 999 in serious condition (including 995 in Wuhan). There were no suspected cases.

On March 26, the Chinese mainland reported 54 new imported confirmed cases from overseas (17 in Shanghai municipality, 12 in Guangdong province, 4 in Beijing municipality, 4 in Tianjin municipality, 3 in Inner Mongolia autonomous region, 3 in Zhejiang province, 3 in Fujian province, 2 in Shandong province, 2 in Yunnan province, 1 in Liaoning province, 1 in Jiangsu province, 1 in Sichuan province, and 1 in Shaanxi province). As of 24:00 on March 26, the Chinese mainland had reported 595 imported confirmed cases from overseas.

As of 24:00 on March 26, 738 confirmed infections had been reported in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan province: 453 in Hong Kong (4 had been dead and 110 had been cured and discharged from hospital), 33 in Macao (10 had been cured and discharged from hospital) and 252 in Taiwan (2 had been dead and 29 had been cured and discharged from hospital).

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