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Daily Update on

COVID-19 Cases in Hunan on April 9





During the 24 hours of April 9, Hunan reports no new confirmed COVID-19 cases.

As of 24:00 on April 9, a total of 1,019 cumulativeconfirmed cases had been reported in Hunan, 4 people had died, and 1,014 patients had been discharged from hospitals.

During the 24 hours of April 9, no new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were reported in Hunan. There were no new cases out of quarantine. One is under medical observation, whom is an imported case.

A total of 27,413 close contacts have been traced, among whom 7 are under medical observation while 27,406 others have been discharged.



Chinese health authority said Friday that it received reports of 42 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Thursday, of which 38 were imported.

Four new domestically transmitted cases were reported, with three in Guangdong province and one in Heilongjiang province, the National Health Commission said in a daily report.

One death was reported in Hubei province on Thursday. A total of three new suspected cases, all from abroad, were also reported.


According to the commission, 85 people were discharged from hospitals after recovery Thursday, while the number of severe cases decreased by 32 to 144. On Thursday, 1,823 people were discharged from medical observation.


As of Thursday, the mainland had reported a total of 1,141 imported cases. Of the cases, 408 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 733 were being treated with 34 in severe condition, said the commission.


The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 81,907 by Thursday, including 1,116 patients who were still being treated, 77,455 people who had been discharged after recovery, and 3,336 people who died of the disease.

The commission said that 53 people were still suspected of being infected with the virus.

It added that 11,176 close contacts were still under medical observation.



Also on Thursday, 47 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, including 14 from abroad, were reported on the mainland. A total of 14 asymptomatic cases, all imported, were re-categorized as confirmed infections, and 40 were discharged from medical observation including 15 imported cases, according to the commission.

The commission said 1,097 asymptomatic cases, including 349 from abroad, were still under medical observation.


By Thursday, 973 confirmed cases including four deaths had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), 45 confirmed cases in the Macao SAR, and 380 in Taiwan including five deaths.

A total of 293 patients in Hong Kong, 10 in Macao and 80 in Taiwan had been discharged from hospitals after recovery.


The latest: COVID-19 

outbreak worldwide

(Updated April 10)

A man passes a gated and closed Covent Garden Underground Station in London, Thursday, March 19, 2020, after some tube stations are to be closed and buses reduced due to the COVID-19 virus. (Photo: AP)


The United States now has 469,575 confirmed cases and 16,719 deaths of the COVID-19 as of 11 am BJT on Thursday, according to the 1Point3Acres coronavirus tracker.


According to the real-time statistics released by Johns Hopkins university in the United States, as of 6 PM Beijing time on April 10, there are a total of 1582,904 confirmed C0VID-19 cases, a total of 94,807 deaths, and a total of 35,1201 cured cases.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is recovering and has moved out of intensive care


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved out of the intensive care of st. Thomas's hospital in London on Tuesday evening but will remain in the hospital as his condition continues to improve.


WHO: COVID-19 is about 10 times

more deadly than the influenza



WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said much has changed since the first strategic preparedness and response plan was launched two months ago. The worldwide spread of the virus has overwhelmed the health systems, disrupted the global economy and led to social disruption,and it is estimated that COVID-19 is about 10 times deadly than the influenza.




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