China's Hubei reports just 1 newly confirmed case of COVID-19

Source:Xinhua Published: 2020/3/17 8:59:32

A cured coronavirus patient receives blood oxygen checking at the rehabilitation center based in the Wuhan Vocational College of Software and Engineering in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, March 10, 2020. Cured coronavirus patients who had been discharged from hospital were required to go on a 14-day quarantine at designated places for medical observation. The rehabilitation center, converted from the dormitory of the Wuhan Vocational College of Software and Engineering, has received more than 600 cured coronavirus patients who were discharged from hospital by Monday. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Central China's Hubei Province reported just one new confirmed case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 12 deaths Monday, the provincial health commission said Tuesday.

The newly confirmed case was reported in Wuhan, the provincial capital and epicenter of the outbreak.

The latest report brought the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the hard-hit province to 67,799.

As of Monday, Hubei had seen no newly confirmed COVID-19 cases for 12 consecutive days in its 16 cities and prefectures outside Wuhan.

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