Source: China State Council Information Office 2
North China’s Hebei Province reported 81 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases and four locally transmitted asymptomatic cases on Wednesday, the provincial health commission said on Thursday.
The province on Wednesday reported its first COVID-19 death from the current outbreak. The commission told Xinhua that the case in question was a female patient with pre-existing health problems. She died on Wednesday afternoon.
Of the newly registered confirmed cases, 75 were in the provincial capital Shijiazhuang, including nine individuals who were previously asymptomatic. The other six cases were reported in the city of Xingtai.
Of the asymptomatic cases, three were reported in Shijiazhuang and one in Xingtai.
By the end of Wednesday, there were 463 locally transmitted confirmed cases and two imported cases in hospitals in Hebei. The commission said that all patients receive customized treatments and daily consultations from a team of medical experts.
Another 195 locally transmitted asymptomatic cases and five imported asymptomatic cases are under medical observation, said the commission.