The Chinese mainland has confirmed 63,851 infection cases of the novel coronavirus pneumonia as of Thursday, with 5,090 newly confirmed cases reported on the day, the National Health Commission said on Friday morning.
On Thursday, 121 died of the coronavirus, bringing the death toll across the mainland to 1,380. Also, another 2,174 cases suffer with severe symptoms while 2,450 new suspected cases were reported.
The commission said that 1,081 people were released from the hospital and 26,905 discharged from medical observation on Thursday.
So far, there are 10,109 suspected cases across the mainland. The commission said that 493,067 people were traced who were in close contact with patients and 177,984 are under medical observation.
According to the commission, 53 cases have been confirmed in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 10 in Macao and 18 in Taiwan so far.