26 newly diagnosed cases in 31 provinces


From 0:00 to 24:00 on April 16, 31 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government) and Xinjiang production and Construction Corps reported 26 newly confirmed cases, of which 15 were imported cases from abroad, 11 were local cases (5 cases in Guangdong, 3 cases in Heilongjiang, 2 cases in Shandong and 1 case in Liaoning); there were no new deaths; 3 new suspected cases were all local suspected cases (2 cases in Heilongjiang and 1 case in Inner Mongolia).
On the same day, 52 cases were cured, 412 close contacts were removed from medical observation, and 6 severe cases were reduced.
879 confirmed cases (including 45 severe cases) and 57 suspected cases were imported from abroad. There were 1549 confirmed cases and 670 discharged cases.
As of 24:00 on April 16, according to the reports of 31 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government) and Xinjiang production and Construction Corps, there are 1081 confirmed cases (including 89 severe cases), 77944 cured and discharged cases, 3342 dead cases, 82367 confirmed cases and 62 suspected cases. There were 722909 close contacts and 8970 close contacts still under medical observation.
There are no new confirmed cases in Hubei Province, 17 new cured and discharged cases (Wuhan 17 cases), and no new death cases. There are 129 confirmed cases (Wuhan 129 cases), including 32 severe cases (Wuhan 32 cases). 64452 cases (47300 in Wuhan) were cured, 3222 cases (2579 in Wuhan) were dead and 67803 cases (50008 in Wuhan) were confirmed. No new suspected cases, no existing suspected cases.
In 31 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government) and Xinjiang production and Construction Corps, 66 new cases of asymptomatic infection were reported, including 3 cases of imported asymptomatic infection, 10 cases of confirmed cases (6 cases imported from abroad), 50 cases of medical observation relieved on the same day (8 cases imported from abroad), 1038 cases of asymptomatic infection still under medical observation (206 cases imported from abroad).
A total of 1457 confirmed cases have been reported from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. Among them, 1017 cases were discharged from Hong Kong SAR (485 cases, 4 deaths), 45 cases were discharged from Macao SAR (16 cases), 395 cases were discharged from Taiwan SAR (155 cases, 6 deaths).