CHINA Chinese mainland reports 62 new confirmed COVID-19 cases


Chinese mainland reports 62 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

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08:15, April 08, 2020

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A firefighter conducts disinfection at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province, April 3, 2020. (File photo: Xinhua)

Chinese health authority said on Wednesday it received reports of 62 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Tuesday, among which three were domestic cases and 59 were imported.

The Chinese mainland also registered two new deaths, one in Shanghai and the other in Hubei, and 12 new suspected cases on Tuesday.

According to the National Health Commission, 112 people were discharged from hospitals after recovery, while the number of severe cases decreased by 22 to 189.

As of Tuesday, the mainland had reported a total of 1,042 imported cases. Of the cases, 328 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 23 were in severe condition, said the commission.

Also on Tuesday, 137 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were reported on the mainland, including 102 imported ones. The commission said 1,095 asymptomatic cases were still under medical observation, including 358 from abroad.

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