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Chinese mainland reports 6 new imported COVID-19 cases

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-07-15 09:26
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A man who was at high risk of exposure to the Xinfadi market receives hand sanitizer from a staff member after finishing quarantine at a designated facility in Beijing, capital of China, July 7, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

BEIJING -- The Chinese mainland reported six new imported COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,988, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

Three of the new imported cases were reported in Shanghai, while Shanxi Province, Yunnan Province and Chongqing Municipality each saw one imported case, the commission said.

Among all the imported cases, 1,902 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 86 remained hospitalized, with two cases in severe condition, the commission said.

No deaths had been reported from the imported cases.

No new suspected cases or deaths related to the disease were reported Tuesday, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

A total of 19 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Tuesday, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

There were 284 patients still being treated, including three in severe conditions, the commission said in its daily report.

Altogether 78,693 patients had been cured and discharged from hospitals by Tuesday, the report said.

As of Tuesday, a total of 83,611 confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported on the mainland, among whom 4,634 died of the disease.

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