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China's newly recovered coronavirus patients outnumber new infections for 9th day

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 11:02, February 27, 2020

BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- The daily number of newly cured and discharged novel coronavirus patients on the Chinese mainland has surpassed that of new infections for the ninth consecutive day, the National Health Commission said Thursday.

Wednesday saw 2,750 people on the mainland walk out of hospital after recovery, much higher than the new confirmed infections, which was 433.

A total of 32,495 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospital by the end of Wednesday, according to the commission.

Wednesday marked the eighth consecutive day that daily number of new infections on the mainland remained under 1,000.

The newly recovered coronavirus patients in both Hubei Province and its capital city of Wuhan also outnumbered new infections Wednesday, according to the figures.

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