12 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected in China in 24 hours, all infected arrived in the country from abroad, according to the Chinese State Committee on Hygiene and Health.
It is clarified that four cases of infection were recorded in Sichuan province, two cases of infection were registered in Shanghai and Fujian province, one each in Zhejiang, Guangdong, Yunnan and Shaanxi provinces.
It is emphasized that no deaths were recorded, 11 patients recovered.
In total, since the beginning of the pandemic in the PRC, 2,665 imported cases of COVID-19 have been detected, 2,522 people have already been discharged from medical institutions. Not a single sick person who came to China from overseas died.
Also in the PRC, 85,214 local cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed, 4,634 patients died, 80,437 people recovered. Currently, the number of active cases in the country is 143.
Earlier, the WHO reported that the number of COVID-19 cases in the world reached 29 155 581, 926 544 people died.