Sandra Brown 9/15/2020
12 imported cases of coronavirus infection detected in China per day
Over the past day, Chinese doctors have identified 12 new cases of coronavirus infection, all infected have arrived in China from abroad. According to a report by the State Committee on Hygiene and Health of the People's Republic of China, published on Wednesday, no fatalities were recorded in 24 hours, 11 people were discharged from medical institutions.
Of the 12 new cases, four were detected in Sichuan province, two infected each in Shanghai and Fujian province, one each in Zhejiang, Guangdong, Yunnan, and Shaanxi provinces. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the PRC authorities have recorded 2,665 cases among those arriving from abroad, of which 2,522 have already recovered and been discharged from medical institutions. Another 143 are still undergoing treatment. Not a single infected person who arrived in the PRC from abroad died.
As of midnight on September 16, the total number of confirmed cases of the disease caused by the coronavirus in China reached 85,214, 4,634 died, 80,437 recovered and were discharged from hospitals. The number of active cases in China is 143.
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