Coronavirus: China says Wuhan has no remaining cases in hospitals

Medical workers bow their heads during a national moment of mourning for victims of coronavirus in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province on April 4, 2020. (AP)

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the global coronavirus pandemic began, now has no remaining cases in its hospitals, a health official told reporters on Sunday.

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“The latest news is that by April 26, the number of new coronavirus patients in Wuhan was at zero, thanks to the joint efforts of Wuhan and medical staff from around the country,” National Health Commission spokesman Mi Feng said at a briefing.

The city had reported 46,452 cases, 56 percent of the national total. It saw 3,869 fatalities, or 84 percent of China's total.

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Last Update: Sunday, 26 April 2020 KSA 10:49 - GMT 07:49
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