Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
Home / China / Latest

Mainland records three new coronavirus cases

By Yang Wanli | | Updated: 2020-05-14 10:33
Share - WeChat
The Jilin Railway Station is closed temporarily on Wednesday in the aftermath of COVID-19 cluster infections. The city has suspended all passenger train services departing from or stopping by the city. [Photo by Zhao Wenbin/For]

The mainland reported three new infections of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 82,929, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.

All the new infections were local, with two in Liaoning province and the other one in Jilin province.

According to the commission, six people were discharged after recovering on the same day while the number of patients in severe condition rose by one.

To date, the death toll on Chinese mainland remains 4,633. Neither new death nor new suspected case was reported on Wednesday.

In the past 24 hours, 387 were discharged from medical observation.

The commission also revealed that 738,262 close contacts had been traced as of Wednesday midnight.

Meanwhile, another 5291 close contacts are still under medical observation.

As of Wednesday, the mainland reported 12 new asymptomatic cases, along with 49 discharged from medical observation.

So far, a total of 712 asymptomatic patients infected with the virus are still under medical observation, 36 of whom were detected from inbound arrivals, said the commission.

By Wednesday, 1,535 confirmed cases, including four deaths in Hong Kong, 45 confirmed cases in Macao, and 440 in Taiwan, including seven deaths, were recorded.

Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349