A staff member disinfects a market in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, on Jan 29, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)
East China's Zhejiang province reported 132 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus as of midnight Jan 29, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 428.
Among the newly confirmed cases, 18 were in Hangzhou, 58 in Wenzhou, 24 in Taizhou and 21 in Ningbo.
So far, a total of 7,629 people are currently under close medical observation throughout the province.
In Hangzhou, two 24-hour telephone hotlines were launched to provide residents with psychological consulting services and promote knowledge to combat the novel coronavirus.
The city reported 18 new confirmed cases as of midnight on Jan 29, bringing the total number of confirmed patients to 69.