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Saturday, February 29, 2020, 14:23
China reports 427 new cases, infections outside Hubei at 4
By Xinhua
Saturday, February 29, 2020, 14:23 By Xinhua

Patients who have recovered from the novel coronavirus pneumonia pose for photos with medical staff at Taikang Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province, Feb 19, 2020. (SHEN BOHAN / XINHUA)

BEIJING - Chinese health authority said Saturday it received reports of 427 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 47 deaths on Friday on the Chinese mainland.

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On Friday, only four new cases were reported outside Hubei province, epicenter of the outbreak, according to the National Health Commission

Among the deaths, 45 were in Hubei province, one in Beijing and Henan respectively, according to the National Health Commission.  

On Friday, only four new cases were reported outside Hubei province, epicenter of the outbreak, according to the National Health Commission.

A total of 39,002 patients of the novel coronavirus disease had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Friday.

Friday saw 2,885 people discharged from hospital after recovery, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

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By the end of Friday, a total of 79,251 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 had been reported on the Chinese mainland, and 2,835 people had died of the disease.



 


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