The number of new confirmed cases outside Hubei dropped to 9 on Feb. 24 , with 24 out of 31 province-level regions on Chinese mainland recording zero new infections.

As of midnight on Feb 24 (Beijing Time), t here still remained 47,672 confirmed cases (including 9,126 in serious condition) on the Chinese mainland. China's National Health Commission (NHC) had in total received 77,658 reports of COVID-19 confirmed cases and 2,663 deaths. Monday saw 2,589 people walk out of hospital, making the total number reaching 27,323 .

The National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved two antibody test kits for the rapid detection of novel coronavirus infections.

The traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been applied in treating over 60,000 confirmed cases of the infection in China since the outbreak.