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Latest Information about Novel Coronavirus Cases in China
2020/05/09

On May 8, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 1 new case of confirmed infections (an imported case in Tianjin municipality), 2 new cases of suspected infections (both are imported cases in Shanghai municipality), and no deaths. 53 patients were released from hospital after being cured. 670 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation. Severe cases decreased by 3.

As of 24:00 on May 8, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps had reported 1,681 cases of imported confirmed infections and no deaths. In all, 1,505 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 176 confirmed cases (including 4 severe cases) and 8 suspected cases.

As of 24:00 on May 8, the National Health Commission had received reports of 82,887 confirmed cases and 4,633 deaths in 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, and in all 78,046 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital. There still remained 208 confirmed cases (including 15 severe cases) and 8 suspected cases. So far, 736,372 people have been identified as having had close contact with infected patients. 5,859 are now under medical observation.

On May 8, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 15 new asymptomatic cases (all are indigenous cases). 33 asymptomatic cases were freed from medical observation (including 8 imported cases) and no asymptomatic cases became confirmed cases. As of 24:00 on May 8, 836 asymptomatic cases were still under medical observation (including 63 imported cases).

As of 24:00 on May 8, 1,529 confirmed infections had been reported in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan province: 1,044 in Hong Kong (4 had been dead and 960 had been cured and discharged from hospital), 45 in Macao (40 had been cured and discharged from hospital) and 440 in Taiwan (6 had been dead and 355 had been cured and discharged from hospital).

(Recource: National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China)

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