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Chinese mainland reports 1 new imported COVID-19 case

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-07-16 10:36
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A staff member disinfects the meat segmenting line at the Beijing Ershang Meat Food Group Co Ltd in Beijing, capital of China, July 14, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

BEIJING -- The Chinese mainland reported one new imported COVID-19 case Wednesday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,989, the National Health Commission said Thursday.

The imported case was reported in Shanghai, the commission said in its daily report.

Among all the imported cases, 1,905 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 84 remained hospitalized, with two in severe condition, the commission said.

No deaths had been reported from the imported cases.

The commission said that it received reports of no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases.

No deaths related to the disease or new suspected cases were reported Wednesday, it said.

The commission said that 26 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Wednesday.

There were 259 patients still being treated, including three in severe condition.

Altogether 78,719 patients had been cured and discharged from hospitals by Wednesday.

As of Wednesday, a total of 83,612 confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported on the mainland, among whom 4,634 died of the disease.

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