China's Hubei reports 5 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-11 10:19:50|Editor: huaxia

WUHAN, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Five new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province on Sunday, the provincial health commission said Monday.

The commission said all patients were previously asymptomatic and were domestically transmitted in the provincial capital Wuhan.

As of Sunday, Hubei had reported 68,134 confirmed COVID-19 cases in total, including 50,339 in Wuhan.

By Sunday, death toll from the virus in the province stood at 4,512, including 3,869 in Wuhan.

A total of 283,118 close contacts of COVID-19 patients in the province had been tracked by Sunday, 984 of whom were still under medical observation.

After the reporting of a new case on Saturday, Dongxihu District of Wuhan, where the confirmed case lived, escalated its risk level from low to medium. Enditem