A total of 32,495 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospitals after recovery by the end of Wednesday, Chinese health authority said Thursday.
South Korea reported 334 new cases of the new coronavirus Thursday, bringing the total number of infections to 1,595.
So far, 12 people have died. More than half of the newly-confirmed cases came from a branch of a religious sect in the southeastern city of Daegu.
Since raising the virus alert level to “red,” the highest level, on Sunday, health authorities have focused on halting the spread of the virus in Daegu, the epicenter of the virus outbreak in South Korea, and North Gyeongsang Province, reported Yonhap