Anhui Epidemic Report on February 13

Updated:Feb 13,2020 11:09 AM AHFAO

Between 00:00 and 24:00, February 12,the following were newly reported by the Health Commission of Anhui Province:

a) 22 confirmed cases;

b) 38 suspected cases;

c) 3 severe cases;

d) 1 fatal case; and

e) 20 cured and discharged cases.

Of the confirmed cases, 4 are in Hefei, 1 in Huaibei, 3 in Bozhou, 2 in Suzhou, 5 in Bengbu, 4 in Fuyang, 1 in Chuzhou, 1 in Lu’an, and 1 in Tongling.

Of the suspected cases, 4 are in Hefei, 3 in Huaibei, 7 in Bozhou, 3 in Suzhou, 9 in Bengbu, 6 in Lu’an, 2 in Ma’anshan, 3 in Chizhou, and 1 in Anqing.

Of the cured and discharged cases, 6 are in Hefei, 1 in Huaibei, 5 in Bozhou, 4 in Suzhou, 2 in Ma’anshan, and 2 in Tongling.

By 24:00, February 12, the following had been reported in Anhui Province:

a) 910 confirmed cases (1 deducted in Huainan);

b) 128 cured and discharged cases;

c) 5 fatal cases; and

d) 19,784 close contacts.

Of the confirmed cases, 161 are in Hefei, 25 in Huaibei, 100 in Bozhou, 38 in Suzhou, 146 in Bengbu, 142 in Fuyang, 23 in Huainan (1 deducted) , 13 in Chuzhou, 60 in Lu’an, 32 in Ma’anshan, 31 in Wuhu, 6 in Xuancheng, 28 in Tongling, 16 in Chizhou, 80 in Anqing and 9 in Huangshan.

To date, there is a total of 777 confirmed cases, 11 are severe.

38 cases are about to be cured and discharged by February 13, 14 in Anqing, 4 in Bozhou, 7 in Hefei, 1 Tongling, 2 in Suzhou, 1 in Wuhu, 6 in Fuyang, 2 in Ma’anshan, and 1 in Bengbu. This is the first time the figure of cured cases outnumbers that of the confirmed.

Information about the fatal case:

Wu, female, 69 years old, was taken in by respiratory department, Bengbu 2nd Medical Hospital on January 27 and transferred to Bengbu Infectious Hospital with a positive result in Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) on January 28. On January 29, she was removed to Bengbu 1st Medical Hospital (Provincial designated hospital for severe NCP cases) due to severe syndromes, and diagnosed with NCP (severe), acute respiratory failure, and diabetes II. Many consultations were held among provincial experts and a series of methods were carried out, such as high flow oxygen absorption, antivirus, anti-infection, immunoglobulin, and integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine, etc. The patient passed away on February 12.