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China says coronavirus recovery rate up to 10.6%

China's National Health Commission (NHC) said on Wednesday that the recovery rate of coronavirus patients continued to climb, reaching 10.6% on Tuesday.

The NHC noted that more people were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the disease and that the number of newly confirmed patients dropped by 48.2% to 2,105 compared to February 4 when it hit a peak of 3,887. Meanwhile, the Shanghai Health Commission said that four more people recovered in the city, bringing the total number of cured patients in Shanghai to 57 out of 306 affected.

A day earlier, the NHC reported the COVID-19 recovery rate in China at 8.2%. This week's figures mark a strong improvement from late January when the recovery rate stood at only 1.3%.

Breaking the News / NP