China's Hubei reports just 1 newly confirmed case of COVID-19

Source: Xinhua| 2020-03-17 08:30:37|Editor: huaxia

Medical workers walk past cherry trees at a hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March, 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

The newly confirmed case was reported in Wuhan.

WUHAN, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Central China's Hubei Province reported just one new confirmed case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 12 deaths Monday, the provincial health commission said Tuesday.

The newly confirmed case was reported in Wuhan, the provincial capital and epicenter of the outbreak.

The latest report brought the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the hard-hit province to 67,799.

As of Monday, Hubei had seen no newly confirmed COVID-19 cases for 12 consecutive days in its 16 cities and prefectures outside Wuhan.