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Feb 10: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China

Updated: 2020-02-10

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On Feb 9, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 3,062 new cases of confirmed infections (including 2,618 in Hubei province), 4,008 new cases of suspected infections (including 2,272 in Hubei province), 296 new serious cases (including 258 in Hubei province), and 97 deaths (91 in Hubei province, 2 in Anhui province, 1 in Heilongjiang province, 1 in Jiangxi province, 1 in Hainan province, and 1 in Gansu province). 632 patients were released from hospitals after being cured, including 356 in Hubei province. 29,307 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation.

As of 24:00 on Feb 9, the National Health Commission had received 40,171 reports of confirmed cases (reduced by 87 by Hubei province, 1 by Jiangxi province, and 1 by Gansu province after verification) and 908 deaths in 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, and in all 3,281 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 35,982 confirmed cases (including 6,484 in serious condition) and 23,589 suspected cases. So far, 399,487 people have been identified as having had close contact with infected patients. 187,518 are now under medical observation. 

As of 24:00 on Feb 9, 64 confirmed infections had been reported in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan province: 36 in Hong Kong (1 death), 10 in Macao (1 had been cured and discharged from hospital) and 18 in Taiwan (1 had been cured and discharged from hospital).