The Chinese Ministry of Health reported Tuesday that three new cases of locally transmitted coronavirus, all located in Heilongjiang Province, were registered and three more were imported.
After several days without death registration, one was confirmed on Tuesday, bringing the global number to 4,633 while the number of infections rose slightly to 82,836.
The Chinese health authorities announced that 81 patients were discharged on Monday, for a total of 77,555 people, while the number of serious cases has dropped to 50 this time.
With regard to the number of cases imported from abroad, a total of 1,639 cases were confirmed in mainland China. Of these, 1,087 were released, 552 continue to receive medical treatment, and 21 are in serious condition.