Guangdong has seen zero new infection of COVID-19 for two days in a row, the first time since it started reporting the numbers, as recoveries are steadily climbing in the southern province. The total infections so far are 1,347, of which 873 have left hospital, with 32 discharged on Wednesday alone, according to the Guangdong Health Commission.
In Hong Kong, six new cases testing positive yesterday were confirmed, taking the city’s total to 91. Among the confirmed total of 91, 24 patients have been discharged, adding six new recoveries today, according to the city’s Centre for Health Protection. The death toll in the GBA remained at nine.
The nationwide number of new infections outside Hubei (which reported 409 yesterday) increased to 24 on Wednesday, up 19 from the previous day’s five. The death toll rose to 2,744, with 29 new deaths reported, 26 in Hubei. Of the total 78,497 infections, over 40% have been discharged, according to the National Health Commission.