Update: China's Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-12 12:27:25|Editor: huaxia

Staff members disinfect the Hubuxiang, a noted snack street, in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, April 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo)

WUHAN, April 12 (Xinhua) -- No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province Saturday, local health authority said Sunday.

On Saturday, the province saw no new death of the disease.

The provincial health commission said Hubei had 647 asymptomatic cases under medical observation by Saturday, adding that 20 such cases were reported Saturday.

Seventeen COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on Saturday. Among the 303 patients being treated in hospital, 50 were still in severe condition and 43 others in critical condition.

Hubei has so far reported 67,803 confirmed COVID-19 cases in total, including 50,008 in the provincial capital of Wuhan.