5 February 2020
China's health authorities said on Wednesday it received 3,887 new confirmed cases and 65 new deaths of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus on Tuesday. Among the new confirmed cases and deaths, 3,156 and 65 are in central China's Hubei Province, the epicenter of the viral pneumonia outbreak.
The National Health Commission said in its daily report that 431 more patients were in critical conditions and 262 discharged from hospitals after recovery on Tuesday. People who are suspected of getting infected with the virus increased by 3,971 on Tuesday, bringing the total suspected cases to 23,260. By the end of Tuesday, 18 confirmed cases had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 10 in the Macao Special Administrative Region and 11 in the Taiwan region.
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