Seven more novel coronavirus pneumonia cases had been confirmed in the city, with none of them in Putuo District, by the midnight of yesterday, the Shanghai Health Commission announced yesterday.
The seven newly diagnosed patients – two in Minhang and Baoshan districts, and one each in Yangpu, Jiading and Jinshan districts – are all Shanghai residents who have local registered residency or have stayed in the city for over six months.
The city has reported a total of 302 infections and ruled out 1,186 suspected cases so far.
A total of 97 patients are from outside the city – 66 from Wuhan, the Hubei Province capital which is the epicenter of the epidemic; 23 from other cities in Hubei; two each from Anhui and Jiangsu provinces, and one each from Heilongjiang, Hunan, Shaanxi and Gansu provinces.
The commission said that 233 patients are stable, 10 are in serious condition and 10 critical. Forty-eight patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital. There has been only one local fatality. Another 180 suspected cases are undergoing tests.