6,723 coronavirus patients discharged after recovery

Dhaka, Saturday   04 April 2020

Akash

6,723 coronavirus patients discharged after recovery

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:48 PM, 14 February 2020  

The cured patients pose for a photo with medical staff at Hainan General Hospital in Haikou; Photo: Xinhua

The cured patients pose for a photo with medical staff at Hainan General Hospital in Haikou; Photo: Xinhua

A total of 6,723 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Thursday, Chinese health authorities announced Friday.

The National Health Commission said in its daily report that 1,081 people walk out of hospital after recovery till Thursday. 

By the end of Thursday, 5,090 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 121 deaths reported on Thursday in 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps in China. 

Hubei Health Authority said on Friday that 116 people died in the province on Thursday with 4823 fresh confirmed cases. In Hubei alone, the number of affected patients stood at 51,986.

Coronavirus patients have been identified in 26 countries, including all the provinces of China. So far 524 people have been affected outside China. 

Three people died each in Hong Kong, the Philippines and Japan. Japan has been the most affected outside of China.

So far 175 people have been identified as having coronavirus in the coast ship ‘Diamond Princess’, anchored at the port of Yokohama, Japan. The ship is now in quarantine with 3700 passengers. 

Singapore is next to Japan in the list of most affected where 47 people have been affected with coronavirus. Four of them were reported to be Bangladeshis.

The Singapore government has placed 19 people in quarantine who were in contact with the two patients where 10 of them are Bangladeshi.

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