China registers 46 new coronavirus cases over past day, no deaths

# 09:27
16 April 2020

Over the past 24 hours China has registered 46 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, 76 patients have recovered, no deaths were registered, the state health committee said in a statement, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Out of the 46 new cases, 34 were imported, the remaining 12 were local.

Overall, 1,534 imported cases of coronavirus infection have now been identified in China, 898 people are still sick, 46 are in serious condition, 636 people have recovered, and not a single person who entered China infected from abroad has died.

"The state health committee received from 31 provinces (areas, cities of central subordination) information on 82,341 confirmed cases of infection with the new type of coronavirus, including 1,107 people currently sick (95 people are in serious condition), 77,892 people were discharged from hospitals, and 3,342 died", the centre said.