Factbox: China's fight against novel coronavirus outbreak

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-06 18:14:34|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, April 6 (Xinhua) -- Here are the latest developments on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China:

-- China's resumption of production has been accelerating with the jump of highway freight nationwide, according to a report released by Manbang Group, a leading domestic freight service platform headquartered in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou Province.

In March, drivers' activity on the platform increased by 47 percent, and cargo orders jumped 89.5 percent from February.

-- Chinese health authority received reports of 39 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Sunday, of which 38 were imported.

-- Also on Sunday, one death in Hubei Province, and 10 new suspected cases, all imported ones, were reported on the mainland.

-- A total of 114 patients of COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals Sunday on the Chinese mainland.

Altogether 77,078 patients had been discharged from hospitals after recovery by the end of Sunday.

-- As of Sunday, a total of 81,708 confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been reported on the mainland, and 3,331 people had died of the disease.

-- As of Sunday, the mainland had reported a total of 951 imported cases. Of the cases, 258 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 693 were being treated with 22 in severe condition.

-- Also on Sunday, 78 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were reported on the mainland, including 40 imported ones. Five asymptomatic cases, all of which were imported ones, were re-categorized as confirmed infections, and 50 were discharged from medical observation including four imported cases.

-- By Sunday, 890 confirmed cases including four deaths had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), 44 confirmed cases in the Macao SAR, and 363 in Taiwan including five deaths.

A total of 206 patients in Hong Kong, 10 in Macao and 54 in Taiwan had been discharged from hospitals after recovery.

-- No new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported Sunday in central China's Hubei Province, despite an increase of 35 asymptomatic COVID-19 patients.