BEIJING (Xinhua): The China reported one new imported Covid-19 case on Tuesday (June 2), bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,762, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.
The case was reported in Guangdong province, the commission said, adding that one new suspected case imported from overseas was reported in Shanghai on Tuesday.
No new cases transmitted locally and deaths related to Covid-19 were reported on the mainland, the commission said.
One person was discharged from hospital after recovery while the number of severe cases declined by one to two.
As of Tuesday, the overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 83,021, including 73 patients who were still being treated, and 78,314 people who had been discharged after recovery.
Altogether, 4,634 people had died of the disease, the commission said.
By Tuesday, the mainland had reported a total of 1,762 imported cases. Out of those cases, 1,699 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery while 63 remained hospitalized, none in severe conditions. No deaths from imported cases hadve been reported.
The commission said three people were suspected of being infected with the virus, all of which were imported from overseas.
According to the commission, 4,609 close contacts were still under medical observation after 370 people were released from medical observation Tuesday.
Also on Tuesday, four new asymptomatic cases were reported on the mainland. No cases were re-categorized as confirmed cases, and 18 asymptomatic cases were released from medical observation.
The commission said that 357 asymptomatic cases, including 40 from overseas, were still under medical observation.
By Tuesday, 1,093 confirmed cases, including four deaths, had been reported in Hong Kong 45 confirmed cases in the Macao, and 443 in Taiwan, including seven deaths.
A total of 1,038 patients in Hong Kong, 45 in Macao, and 427 in Taiwan had been discharged from hospitals after recovery. - Xinhua
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