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8 more COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital in Beijing

(Xinhua)    10:34, February 21, 2020

BEIJING, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Eight more people were discharged from hospital in Beijing Thursday after they recovered from novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19).

Beijing reported two new confirmed cases of infection Wednesday, bringing the total to 395, health officials told a press conference Thursday.

The city also reported 25 new suspected cases Wednesday, raising the total to 125.

Two COVID-19 individuals confirmed Monday and a hospitalized patient who tested positive Tuesday in the nucleic acid detection at Peking University People's Hospital have been transferred to a designated hospital for treatment.

As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, a total of 36 people had tested positive by nucleic acid detection, with 34 confirmed cases of COVID-19, at Beijing's Fuxing Hospital of the Capital Medical University.

The 36 people include eight medical workers, nine health care workers and cleaners, and 19 patients and their family members.

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Web editor: Zhao Tong, Liang Jun)

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