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June 18: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China

Updated: Jun 18, 2020 en.nhc.gov.cn Print

On June 17, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 28 new cases of confirmed infections (4 imported cases, 2 in Shanghai municipality, 1 in Shaanxi province and 1 in Gansu province; 24 indigenous cases, 21 in Beijing municipality, 2 in Hebei province and 1 in Tianjin municipality), 3 new cases of suspected infections (all are indigenous cases in Beijing), and no deaths. 15 patients were released from hospital after being cured. 153 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation. Serious cases increased by 2.

As of 24:00 on June 17, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps had reported 1,860 cases of imported confirmed infections and no deaths. In all, 1,769 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 91 confirmed cases (no cases in serious condition) and no suspected cases.

As of 24:00 on June 17, the National Health Commission had received reports of 83,293 confirmed cases and 4,634 deaths in 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, and in all 78,394 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 265 confirmed cases (including 9 cases in serious condition) and 7 suspected cases. 754,966 people had been identified as having had close contact with infected patients. 5,220 were still under medical observation.

On June 17, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 8 new asymptomatic cases (including 2 imported cases). 3 asymptomatic cases were freed from medical observation (including 1 imported case) and no asymptomatic cases became confirmed cases. As of 24:00 on June 17, 111 asymptomatic cases were still under medical observation (including 63 imported cases).

As of 24:00 on June 17, 1,610 confirmed infections had been reported in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan province: 1,120 in Hong Kong (4 had died and 1,071 had been cured and discharged from hospital), 45 in Macao (all had been cured and discharged from hospital) and 445 in Taiwan (7 had died and 434 had been cured and discharged from hospital).

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