[ecns] Hubei records 1,933 new cases of coronavirus
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Medical staff check on patients as they exercise together in the "Wuhan Living" mobile cabin hospital in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, on Feb 15, 2020. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/China Daily)
Hubei province, center of the novel coronavirus outbreak, reported 1,933 new confirmed cases of the virus and 100 new fatalities on Sunday, bringing the two numbers up to 58,182 and 1,696, respectively, according to the province's health commission.
A total of 4,826 suspected cases have been reported as of Sunday in the province, it said on Monday morning, adding that among them, 4,384 cases have been under centralized quarantine.
In Wuhan city, the number of confirmed cases rose to 41,152, including 1,309 deaths, as of Sunday midnight, followed by Xiaogan and Huanggang with the number of confirmed cases in the two cities climbing to 3,279 and 2,831, respectively, the commission.
The province also reported 1,016 new recovery cases on the same day. By the end of Sunday, 6,639 patients in the province have been released from hospitals after recovery, said the commission.
A total of 40,814 people are still under medical treatment in the province, including 8,024 people with serious symptoms and 1,773 in critical condition, the commission said.
Health authorities in the province have traced 191,434 people with close contact with patients, with 71,613 of them still under medical observation, according to the commission.
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