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


Copilot Yang Yang of flight MU2527 of China Eastern airlines gestures before takeoff at the Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, April 8, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua/Cheng Min)

WUHAN, April 10 (Xinhua) -- No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported Thursday in central China's Hubei Province, the provincial health commission said Friday.

On Thursday, Hubei saw one new death, which was reported in the provincial capital Wuhan.

The province had 675 asymptomatic patients under medical observation by Thursday, after 17 cases were ruled out while 18 new patients were reported.

Forty-nine COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery Thursday. Among the 351 patients being treated in hospital, 54 were still in severe condition and 49 others in critical condition.

Hubei has so far reported 67,803 confirmed COVID-19 cases in total, including 50,008 in Wuhan.