As of midnight on Feb 16 (Beijing Time), t here still remained 57,934 confirmed cases (including 10,644 in serious condition) on the Chinese mainland. China's National Health Commission (NHC) had in total received 70,548 reports of COVID-19 confirmed cases and 1,770 deaths. 10,844 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital.

China's daily new confirmed cases of COVID-19 outside Hubei had been dropping for 13 consecutive days since Feb.3. The case fatality rate has been kept at around 2.29% nationwide , and 0.55% outside Hubei .

Confirmed cases outside China account for less than 1% of the world’s total.

A total of 217 medical teams with 25,633 medical workers had been sent to Hubei Province to help combat COVID-19 as of last Friday.

The use of cabin hospitals will not result in cross infection while it has achieved good performance.