- The Chinese National Health Commission (NHC) reported 16 new confirmed cases from the novel coronavirus in the country during the last 24 hours, all are imported.
In a daily statement on Monday, the Commission said it had received reports of 83,017 confirmed cases and 4,634 deaths in 31 provincial-level regions of the Chinese mainland, adding that some 78,307 patients have recovered.
"The Chinese mainland had also reported 1,756 cases of imported infections and no deaths. In all, 1,694 patients had been cured and discharged from hospital." the statement further said.