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Jan 8: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China
2021/01/08

On Jan 7, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 53 new cases of confirmed infections (16 imported cases, 8 in Shanghai municipality, 3 in Guangdong province, 1 in Liaoning province, 1 in Jiangsu province, 1 in Fujian province, 1 in Henan province and 1 in Hunan province; 37 indigenous cases, 33 in Hebei province, 2 in Liaoning, 1 in Beijing municipality and 1 in Heilongjiang province), no new cases of suspected infections, and no deaths. 17 patients were released from hospital after being cured. 1,094 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation. The number of serious cases remained unchanged.

As of 24:00 on Jan 7, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland had reported 4,375 cases of imported confirmed infections and no deaths. In all, 4,093 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 282 confirmed cases (including 4 cases in serious condition) and no suspected cases.

As of 24:00 on Jan 7, the National Health Commission had received reports of 87,331 confirmed cases and 4,634 deaths in 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland, and in all 82,176 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 521 confirmed cases (including 13 cases in serious condition) and no suspected cases. 920,733 people had been identified as having had close contact with infected patients. 23,974 were still under medical observation.

On Jan 7, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 57 new asymptomatic cases (including 18 imported cases). 17 asymptomatic cases were freed from medical observation (including 16 imported cases) and 5 asymptomatic cases became confirmed cases (including 3 imported cases). As of 24:00 on Jan 7, 458 asymptomatic cases were still under medical observation (including 243 imported cases).

As of 24:00 on Jan 7, 9,975 confirmed infections had been reported in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan province: 9,107 in Hong Kong (154 had died and 8,258 had been cured and discharged from hospital), 46 in Macao (all had been cured and discharged from hospital) and 822 in Taiwan (7 had died and 708 had been cured and discharged from hospital).

 

(Source: en.nhc.gov.cn)

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