SHANGHAI: The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the global coronavirus pandemic began in China, now has no remaining cases in its hospitals, a health official told reporters on Sunday (April 26).
“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% of the national total. It saw 3,869 fatalities, or 84% of China’s total.
Earlier on Sunday, the Health Ministry also announced that there were no new confirmed cases or new deaths of the coronavirus disease were reported in central China’s Hubei Province Saturday.
By the end of Saturday, the province had 572 asymptomatic cases under medical observation, after 19 new such cases were reported on Saturday.
Twelve patients remained in hospital in the province on Sunday morning. – Xinhua/sian News Network