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Jan 21: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China

Updated: Jan 21, 2022 en.nhc.gov.cn Print
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On Jan 20, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 73 new cases of confirmed infections (50 imported cases, 28 in Shanghai municipality, 10 in Guangdong province, 6 in Shandong province, 2 in Beijing municipality, 2 in Fujian province, 1 in Henan province and 1 in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, including 2 confirmed cases converting from asymptomatic cases, 1 in Henan and 1 in Guangdong; 23 indigenous cases, 8 in Jinnan district, Tianjin municipality, 5 in Beijing including 3 in Fangshan district and 2 in Fengtai district, 4 in Zhuhai, Guangdong, 3 in Anyang, Henan and 3 in Xi'an, Shaanxi province), 1 new case of suspected infections (an imported case in Shanghai), and no deaths. 197 patients were released from hospital after being cured. 5,215 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation. Serious cases decreased by 4.

As of 24:00 on Jan 20, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland had reported 12,273 cases of imported confirmed infections and no deaths. In all, 11,061 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 1,212 confirmed cases (no cases in serious condition) and 5 suspected cases.

As of 24:00 on Jan 20, the National Health Commission had received reports of 105,484 confirmed cases and 4,636 deaths in 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland, and in all 97,675 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 3,173 confirmed cases (including 12 cases in serious condition) and 5 suspected cases. 1,496,694 people had been identified as having had close contact with infected patients. 55,263 were still under medical observation.

On Jan 20, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 31 new asymptomatic cases (29 imported cases; 2 indigenous cases in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture, Yunnan province). 19 asymptomatic cases were freed from medical observation (17 were imported cases) and 2 asymptomatic cases became confirmed cases (both were imported cases). As of 24:00 on Jan 20, 765 asymptomatic cases were still under medical observation (including 720 imported cases).

As of 24:00 on Jan 20, 31,027 confirmed infections had been reported in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan province: 12,907 in Hong Kong (213 had died and 12,493 had been cured and discharged from hospital), 79 in Macao (all had been cured and discharged from hospital) and 18,041 in Taiwan (851 had died and 13,742 had been cured and discharged from hospital).

 

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