Chinese health authority said Wednesday it received reports of 13 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 11 deaths on the Chinese mainland on Tuesday.
All deaths were reported in Hubei province, according to the National Health Commission.
A total of 922 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospital Tuesday on the Chinese mainland, according to the commission.
Altogether 69,601 patients had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Tuesday.
As of Tuesday, a total of 80,894 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 had been reported on the mainland, and 3,237 people had died of the disease.
The Chinese mainland reported 12 newly imported cases of the COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 155.
Of the 12 newly imported cases, five were reported in Guangdong province, three in Beijing, three in Shanghai and one in Sichuan province, according to the commission.