CHINA China's Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases


China's Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases


12:01, April 19, 2020


Photo: People buy food in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, April 16, 2020. As the coronavirus epidemic wanes, life returns to normal in Wuhan gradually. /Xinhua

WUHAN, April 19 (Xinhua) -- No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province Saturday, local health authority said Sunday.

On Saturday, the province reported no new deaths from COVID-19, and the death toll of the province stayed at 4,512.

The provincial health commission said Hubei had 576 asymptomatic cases under medical observation by Saturday, adding that 22 such cases were reported on Saturday.

Thirteen COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospital after recovery on Saturday, all of whom were in the provincial capital of Wuhan. Among the 109 patients being treated in hospital, six were still in severe condition and 16 others in critical condition.

Hubei has so far reported 68,128 confirmed COVID-19 cases in total, including 50,333 in Wuhan.

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