Chinese hospitals discharge 4,740 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

BEIJING, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- A total of 4,740 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Tuesday, Chinese health authorities announced Wednesday.


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Tuesday saw 744 people walk out of hospital after recovery, including 417 in Hubei Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

By the end of Tuesday, a total of 1,113 people had died of the disease and 44,653 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps in China.