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Oct 31: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China

Updated: 2021-10-31

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On Oct 30, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 71 new cases of confirmed infections (23 imported cases, 9 in Shanghai municipality, 4 in Zhejiang province, 3 in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, 2 in Inner Mongolia autonomous region, 1 in Tianjin municipality, 1 in Shandong province, 1 in Henan province, 1 in Hubei province and 1 in Guangdong province, including 6 confirmed cases converting from asymptomatic cases, 4 in Zhejiang, 1 in Henan and 1 in Guangxi; 48 indigenous cases, 19 in Heilongjiang province including 18 in Heihe and 1 in Harbin, 10 in Alshaa League, Inner Mongolia, 9 in Gansu province including 5 in Tianshui and 4 in Lanzhou, 3 in Rizhao, Shandong, 3 in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui autonomous region, 2 in Dehong Dai and Jingpo autonomous prefecture, Yunnan province, 1 in Changping district, Beijing municipality and 1 in Shangrao, Jiangxi province, including 5 confirmed cases converting from asymptomatic cases, 3 in Shandong, 1 in Heilongjiang and 1 in Ningxia), 3 new cases of suspected infections (all were imported cases in Shanghai), and no deaths. 20 patients were released from hospital after being cured. 7,241 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation. Serious cases decreased by 6.  

As of 24:00 on Oct 30, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland had reported 9,604 cases of imported confirmed infections and no deaths. In all, 9,222 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 382 confirmed cases (without cases in serious condition) and 5 suspected cases.

As of 24:00 on Oct 30, the National Health Commission had received reports of 97,151 confirmed cases and 4,636 deaths in 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland, and in all 91,701 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 814 confirmed cases (including 33 cases in serious condition) and 6 suspected cases. 1,252,754 people had been identified as having had close contact with infected patients. 42,333 were still under medical observation.

On Oct 30, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 23 new asymptomatic cases (21 imported cases; 2 indigenous cases, 1 in Rizhao, Shandong and 1 in Dehong Dai and Jingpo autonomous prefecture, Yunnan). 9 asymptomatic cases were freed from medical observation (all were imported cases) and 11 asymptomatic cases became confirmed cases (including 6 imported cases). As of 24:00 on Oct 30, 399 asymptomatic cases were still under medical observation (including 355 imported cases). 

As of 24:00 on Oct 30, 28,828 confirmed infections had been reported in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan province: 12,345 in Hong Kong (213 had died and 12,034 had been cured and discharged from hospital), 77 in Macao (73 had been cured and discharged from hospital) and 16,406 in Taiwan (847 had died and 13,742 had been cured and discharged from hospital).