COVID-19: 16 new cases on Chinese mainland, 44 new asymptomatic cases
Updated 09:45, 19-Apr-2020

The Chinese mainland reported 16 more COVID-19 cases on Saturday, nine of which were imported from abroad while seven are domestic cases, according to the National Health Commission. It also reported 44 new asymptomatic patients.  

No new deaths were reported on the same day.  

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 82,735. The cumulative death toll is 4,632, and 999 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation.   

On the same day, Chinese health authorities said 33 patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 77,062.   

The latest numbers of total confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan region are as follows:   

Hong Kong: 1,023 (568 recovered, 4 deaths)   

Macao: 45 (17 recovered)   

Taiwan: 398 (178 recovered, 6 deaths)