BEIJING, April 8 (Xinhua) -- A total of 112 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospitals Tuesday on the Chinese mainland, according to the National Health Commission.
Photo taken by a mobile phone shows an elderly female COVID-19 patient communicating with her family members via phone video under the help of a medical worker at the Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, April 2, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)
Altogether 77,279 patients had been discharged from hospitals after recovery by the end of Tuesday, the commission said in its daily report Wednesday.
As of Tuesday, a total of 81,802 confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported on the mainland, and 3,333 people had died of the disease.