Feb. 29 Update100


As of 19:00 on the 28th Beijing time, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in many countries has risen. A total of 4,313 confirmed cases in South Korea, Japan, Italy, and Iran.Since the 25th, the number of newly confirmed cases outside China has exceeded that in China, and the epidemic has begun to spread globally.

The World Health Organization on Friday raised the risk assessment of COVID-19 from "high" to "very high" at global level.

WHO is concerned over the continued increase in the number of cases and affected countries over the last few days.

"We're on the highest level of alert and risk assessment in terms of spread and impact, but that's not to alarm and scare people," he said.Instead, it's to get countries to understand that it's in their control to contain the virus."It's a reality check for every government" to wake up and get ready for the virus, Michael Ryan, executive director of the WHO Health Emergencies Programsaid.












During the 24 hours of February 28, 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus was reported in Hunan. One new victim was in critical condition, no new patients died of the disease, and 21 more patients were discharged from hospitals.

The newly-confirmed case was in Yiyang, so was the new victim in critical condition.

Among the newly-recovered cases, 2 are in Changsha, 6 in Hengyang, 6 in Zhuzhou, 3 in Shaoyang, 1 in Yueyang, and 3 in Changde.

As of 24:00 on February 28, a total of 1,018 cumulativeconfirmed cases had been reported in Hunan, including 147 cumulative in critical condition. Four people had died, and 841 patients had been discharged from hospitals. There are now 19 in critical condition and 173 treated in hospitals.

Among the confirmed cases, 242 are in Changsha, 48 in Hengyang, 80 in Zhuzhou, 36 in Xiangtan, 102 in Shaoyang, 156 in Yueyang, 82 in Changde, 5 in Zhangjiajie, 60 in Yiyang, 39 in Chenzhou, 44 in Yongzhou, 40 in Huaihua, 76 in Loudi, and 8 in Xiangxi.

Among the patients who remain in critical condition, 7 are in Changsha, 4 in Zhuzhou, 2 in Shaoyang, 2 in Changde, 1 in Yiyang, and 3 in Loudi.

Among the dead, there are two in Changsha, and one in Shaoyang and Yueyang each.

Among the patients who were discharged from hospitals, 174 are in Changsha, 44 in Hengyang, 62 in Zhuzhou, 33 in Xiangtan, 95 in Shaoyang, 114 in Yueyang, 72 in Changde, 5 in Zhangjiajie, 58 in Yiyang, 34 in Chenzhou, 42 in Yongzhou, 40 in Huaihua, 60 in Loudi, and 8 in Xiangxi.

A total of 26,892 close contacts have been traced, among whom 470 are under medical observation while 26,422 others have been discharged.



Chinese health authority said Saturday it received reports of 427 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 47 deaths on Friday on the Chinese mainland.

Among the deaths, 45 were in Hubei province, one in Beijing and Henan respectively, according to the National Health Commission.

Another 248 new suspected cases were reported Friday, said the commission.


Also on Friday, 2,885 people were discharged from hospital after recovery, while the number of severe cases decreased by 288 to 7,664.


The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 79,251 by the \n

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