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China sees rising recovery rate of COVID-19 patients

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 17:02, February 12, 2020

BEIJING, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- The proportion of patients who recovered from the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) in China had increased to 10.6 percent on Tuesday from the lowest 1.3 percent on Jan. 27, Mi Feng, an official with the National Health Commission, said Wednesday.

The number of cured patients had seen relatively rapid growth, and the epidemic situation also had some positive changes in general due to the country's reinforced measures against the virus, Mi said at a press conference in Beijing.

As of Tuesday, a total of 4,740 people had been discharged from hospitals after recovery.

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