As of midnight on Feb 23 (Beijing Time), t
here still remained
confirmed cases (including
in serious condition) on the Chinese mainland.
China's National Health Commission (NHC) had in total received
patients had been cured and discharged from hospital.
The daily number of newly cured and discharged patients has surpassed that of new confirmed infections for the sixth consecutive day.
The number of new confirmed cases
dropped from the peak of 890 to
on Feb. 23
despite some fluctuations.
province-level regions recorded
zero new infections
the same day.
medical personnel, including
military medics, have been sent to Wuhan from across the country, while the number of hospital beds reserved for COVID-19 patients has risen to about