Recoveries in Guangdong surged over the weekend, to 1,034 cases, leaving only 316 under treatment. However, the province is not yet rid of COVID-19: Guangdong added two new infections since Friday, one each in Dongguan and Shenzhen, according to the Guangdong Health Commission.
In Hong Kong, seven new cases were confirmed since Friday, taking the total infections to 100 while 10 new recoveries were reported, leaving 64 under treatment, according to the city’s Centre for Health Protection. The death toll in the GBA remains at nine.
Hubei, epicentre of the outbreak, reported 1,189 new cases since Friday, adding 423, 570 and 196 cases on each of the past three days, taking the total to 67,103. The death toll rose to 2,803, with 42 new deaths added on Sunday, up 8 from the previous day’s 34, according to the Hubei Health Commission.
The nationwide number of new infections outside Hubei was six on Sunday, with four and three cases added on the previous two days, according to the National Health Commission.