9-year-old boy recovers from coronavirus

Cai Wenjun
Young patient is sent home from the Children's Hospital of Fudan University, a designated hospital for coronavirus patients, bringing the city's total of recovered patients to 53.
Cai Wenjun

A 9-year-old boy with the coronavirus infection was sent home from hospital on Tuesday after recovering from the illness. There are now 53 patients in the city who have recovered from the infection. 

The boy, who had been in contact with a confirmed patient, was diagnosed with novel coronavirus pneumonia on February 1 after developing a fever. He was transferred to the Children's Hospital of Fudan University, a designated hospital for coronavirus patients, the Shanghai Health Commission said.

So far, Shanghai has reported a total of 303 coronavirus cases.

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