Chinese hospitals discharge 8,096 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

BEIJING, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- A total of 8,096 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Friday, Chinese health authority announced Saturday.


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Friday saw 1,373 people walk out of hospital after recovery, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

By the end of Friday, a total of 1,523 people had died of the disease and 66,492 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps in China.