As of midnight on March 12 (Beijing Time), Chinese mainland reports 11 new infections of COVID-19 (including 3 imported cases) and 7 new deaths.

The overall confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland had reached 80,813 , including 13,526 patients ( 4,020 in serious condition ) still receiving medical treatment in hospital, 64,111 patients having been discharged after recovery, and 3,176 people died of the disease.

Picture above: Medical workers pose for photos after seeing cured patients off at the Wuchang temporary hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province.

" The peak of the current outbreak of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China is over." Mi Feng, spokesperson for the National Health Commission, said on Thursday.