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67-day-old coronavirus patient discharged from hospital in Guizhou

(Xinhua)    15:13, February 15, 2020

A 67-day-old baby, infected with the novel coronavirus, along with three other patients, were discharged from hospital Saturday in southwest China's Guizhou Province.

The baby, surnamed Jiang, was brought to central China's Hubei Province, the epicenter of the epidemic, by her parents on Jan. 16 to spend the Spring Festival holiday, however, Jiang's parents were confirmed infected with the new virus after returning to Guizhou on Jan. 25.

The baby developed symptoms of runny nose and cough and tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Feb. 2. Jiang was only 55 days old when being admitted to a local hospital for treatment.

After 13 days of meticulous treatment by experts and medical staff, Jiang had no fever and two tests showed negative results.

Jiang's mother was discharged from hospital on the same day.

By the end of Friday, Guizhou Province reported a total of 143 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection and one death, according to the provincial health commission.

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