24-Hour Consultation Service Hotlines For Foreigners in Wuhan

In order to provide foreigners staying and residing in Wuhan city can timely consultation and assistance on epidemic prevention and control of pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus, Wuhan Municipal Foreign Affairs Office has opened 24-hour consultation service hotlines as follows:

12 am - 12 pm

Mr. He: 15989499096;

Miss Gao: 18086457179

Mr: Zhang: 13419692520

Miss Liu: 18827377459

Chinese health authorities announced Wednesday that 5,974 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions by the end of Tuesday. A total of 132 people have died of the disease.

The National Health Commission said in its daily report that 1,239 patients remained in critical conditions, and 9,239 people were suspected of being infected with the virus as of the end of Tuesday. A total of 103 people had been discharged from hospital after recovery. 263 patients were seriously ill, and 43 people were discharged from hospital after recovery.

A total of 65,537 close contacts had been traced, the commission said, adding that among them, 1,604 were discharged from medical observation on Tuesday, with 59,990 others still under medical observation.

Source: Chinadaily/Xinhua

Editor: Crystal H