11 Mar. 2020
Third consecutive day that China detected zero new cases outside Hubei
As many as 19 more cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on the Chinese mainland as of midnight on Monday, with 17 more deaths, according to China's National Health Commission.
The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now stands at 80,754, while the cumulative death toll is 3,136.
On the same day, the Chinese health authorities said that 1,297 patients had been discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 59,897.
Another two cases of infections contracted outside China were reported, lifting the total number of imported cases to 69. One of the two returned from the UK and is registered in Beijing. The other one reported in southern Guangdong Province, is a Chinese student who returned from Spain via Hong Kong and tested positive for the virus at Shenzhen Bay Port.
It was the third consecutive day that China detected zero new cases domestically outside Hubei Province.
The numbers of confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and China's Taiwan region are as follows:
Hong Kong: 115 (3 dead, 60 recovered)
Macao: 10 (10 recovered)
Taiwan: 45 (1 dead, 15 recovered)