China's Hubei reports 2,147 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection
Central China's Hubei Province reported 2,147 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 81 new deaths on Saturday, local health authorities said Sunday.
The figure is 694 less compared with the new confirmed cases reported in the previous day.
The provincial capital Wuhan reported 1,379 new infections and 63 new deaths, and the cities of Xiaogan and Huanggang reported 123 and 100 new confirmed cases, respectively, according to the Hubei Provincial Health Commission.
A total of 324 patients were discharged from the hospital after recovery in the province on Saturday.
Hubei had 27,100 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection by Saturday, with 780 deaths and 5,247 cases in severe or critical condition. The province had seen 1,439 patients discharged after recovery from hospital.