China, where COVID-19 emanated from in December 2019, has now recorded zero drops in the case of coronavirus patient, says a health official.
The number of COVID-19 patients in serious condition in Wuhan, the central China city once hardest hit by the epidemic, has dropped to zero, a health official said on Thursday.
The last patient in serious condition in the Hubei Province capital, was cured Thursday, reducing the number of such patients in the city to zero, said Mi Feng, spokesperson for the National Health Commission (NHC).
Mi told reporters in Beijing that it was the 20th consecutive day for the province to report no new confirmed or suspected cases.
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The number of confirmed cases in Hubei Province dropped to 47 Thursday, which was below 50 for the first time, Mi said.
In the last 10 days, the number of imported cases in China has gradually dropped. However, there are still reports of domestically transmitted confirmed cases with connections to imported ones, Mi said.