China's Hubei cleared of suspected COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-03-18 10:05:00|Editor: huaxia

WUHAN, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Central China's Hubei Province reported zero new suspected case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for two consecutive days, the provincial health commission said Wednesday.

The number of existing suspected cases has been reduced to zero as well after ruling out three suspected cases on Tuesday.

The hard-hit province reported one new confirmed case and 11 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total confirmed COVID-19 cases to 67,800.

As of Tuesday, Hubei had seen no newly confirmed COVID-19 cases for 13 consecutive days in its 16 cities and prefectures outside Wuhan.