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Coronavirus recovery rates go up across China

Cured patients pose for a group photo with medical workers at a hospital.

By Zhang Yangfei, Beijing, Feb 10:  The recovery rates of novel coronavirus pneumonia in Wuhan, Hubei province and across the country have all risen significantly, a spokesman from the National Health Commission said on Monday.

NHC spokesman Mi Feng said according to today's data analysis, the recovery rate of novel coronavirus pneumonia across the country was 8.2 percent, compared with 1.3 percent on Jan 27.

The recovery rate in Hubei province reached 6.1 percent from 1.7 percent on Jan 27 and the rate in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, rose to 6.2 percent from 2.6 percent on Jan 27, he added.

"It shows medical treatment across the country has been effective," he said.

Mi added that with medical support strengthened and the adoption of various measures to increase bed supply for patients, treatment capacity in Hubei and Wuhan has also significantly improved.

By the end of Sunday, a total of 40,171 infections were confirmed, 908 deaths were reported and 3,281 patients had recovered, per the most recent data. (