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China: No local deaths or infections but three Covid-19 cases from abroad

KUWAIT, July 14 (KUNA) -- The Chinese authorities announced Tuesday that no deaths or infections from the Coronavirus, Covid 19, were recorded in mainland, but three incoming cases were registered during the past 24 hours.
This brings the total number of infections on the Chinese mainland to 83,605 people, and the total number of deaths at 4,634 people, according to the Xinhua news agency, quoting the National Health Committee (NHC).
It added that no cases of local infection, especially in the capital city of Beijing, had been registered for the 8th consecutive day, nor had any cases been recorded in (Hubei) Province and its capital Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus outbreak.
Three "incoming" infections have been recorded from travelers coming to China, all Shanghai, bringing the total cases of infection from abroad to 1982, Xinhua said.
It explained that 26 people have left the hospitals during the past 24 hours after their recovery, bringing the total number of people who have recovered to 78,674, while 297 people are still receiving treatment.
Regarding cases outside the mainland, the NHC recorded 1521 confirmed cases as of the end of Monday, including eight deaths in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and 46 cases in the Macao Special Administrative Region, while Taiwan witnessed 451 cases and seven deaths.
NHC said 1,217 patients in Hong Kong, 45 in Macao and 440 in Taiwan have recovered. (end) mab.nhq