China's Wuhan reports zero increase in COVID-19 cases

2020-03-26 03:45:04 GMT2020-03-26 11:45:04(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
People walk on the Yangtze River Bridge in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 25, 2020. Daily life of people in Wuhan is gradually recovering as the epidemic outbreak has been subdued. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)  People walk on the Yangtze River Bridge in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 25, 2020. Daily life of people in Wuhan is gradually recovering as the epidemic outbreak has been subdued. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

WUHAN, March 26 (Xinhua) -- No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported Wednesday in Wuhan, the former hardest-hit city in central China's Hubei Province.

The health commission of Hubei, of which Wuhan is the capital, said Thursday the province also registered zero increase in new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.

Hubei saw six new deaths, five of which were in Wuhan, bringing the total in the province to 3,169.

The province also saw 391 patients discharged from hospital after recovery on Wednesday. Among the 3,431 patients being treated in hospital, 914 were still in severe condition and another 287 in critical condition, according to the commission.

No new suspected cases were reported in Hubei Wednesday.

Hubei has so far reported a total of 67,801 COVID-19 confirmed cases, including 50,006 in Wuhan.

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