Anhui Epidemic Report on February 28

Updated:Feb 28,2020 16:07 PM AHFAO

Between 00:00 and 24:00, February 27,the following were newly reported by the Health Commission of Anhui Province:

a) 1 confirmed case;

b) 0 suspected case; and

c) 50 cured and discharged cases.

The confirmed case of novel coronavirus infection is in Wuhu.

Information about the infected person:

Lu, female, born in July, 1954, lives in Quantang Town, Wuwei City. She has never been to Hubei Province, including Wuhan during the outbreak. On February 18, due to her physical discomfort with respiratory symptoms, she was admitted to the village clinic and Santai Hospital in her town. Owing to the aggravating condition with fever, she was transferred to Wuwei People's Hospital on February 26, and then to Yiji Mountain Hospital overnight. She was confirmed with the NCP on February 27 and is now in stable condition. The close contacts of the patient have been isolated for observation, and closed management has been implemented in the village where she lives.In early January, there were returnees from Hubei Province, including Wuhan, so an epidemiological investigation is underway.

Of the cured and discharged cases, 10 are in Bozhou, 9 in Bengbu, 7 in Fuyang, 5 in Lu'an, 5 in Anqing, 4 in Tongling, 3 in Hefei, 3 in Suzhou, 2 in Wuhu,1 in Huainan and 1 in Chuzhou.

By 24:00, February 27, the following had been reported in Anhui Province:

a) 990 confirmed cases;

b) 814 cured and discharged cases;

c) 6 fatal cases;

d) 27,967 close contacts, and

e) 895 cases under close medical observation.

Of the confirmed cases, 174 are in Hefei, 160 in Bengbu, 155 in Fuyang, 108 in Bozhou, 83 in Anqing, 69 in Lu'an, 41 in Suzhou, 38 in Ma'anshan, 34 in Wuhu, 29 in Tongling, 27 in Huaibei, 27 in Huainan, 17 in Chizhou, 13 in Chuzhou, 9 in Huangshan, and 6 in Xuancheng.

To date, a total of 170 confirmed cases are under medical treatment in hospital without severe cases.

28 cases are about to be cured and discharged by February 28, 9 in Fuyang, 5 in Bengbu, 5 in Ma'anshan, 2 in Hefei, 2 in Lu'an,2 in Tongling, 1 in Bozhou, 1 in Suzhou,1 in Anqing.