BEIJING, April 5 (Xinhua) -- A total of 213 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospitals Saturday on the Chinese mainland, according to the National Health Commission.
A cured COVID-19 patient (3rd R) says goodbye to medical staff at Hainan General Hospital in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, March 24, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)
Altogether 76,964 patients had been discharged from hospitals after recovery by the end of Saturday, the commission said in its daily report Sunday.
As of Saturday, a total of 81,669 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 had been reported on the mainland, and 3,329 people had died of the disease.