National Health and Medical Commission: on February 18, 1749 newly diagnosed cases of new coronary pneumonia nationwide, a total of 74,185 confirmed cases
According China CDC, at 04:00 on February 18th, 31 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities) and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 1749 newly confirmed cases, 236 severe cases, and 136 death cases (132 in Hubei, Heilongjiang, Shandong, Guangdong and Guizhou each (1 case each), with 1185 new suspected cases.
On the same day, 1,824 new cases were cured and discharged, and 25,014 close contacts were lifted from medical observation.
As of 24:00 on February 18, according to reports from 31 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities) and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, there were 57805 confirmed cases (among which, 11977 were severe cases), a total of 14,376 discharged patients were cured, and a total of 2004 died. A total of 74,185 confirmed cases have been reported and 5248 suspected cases have been reported. A total of 574,418 close contacts were traced, and 135,881 close contacts were still in medical observation.
1693 new confirmed cases in Hubei (1660 in Wuhan), 1266 new cured cases (676 in Wuhan), 132 new deaths (116 in Wuhan), and 50633 confirmed cases (38020 in Wuhan), Among them, 11,246 were severe cases (9562 in Wuhan). A total of 9128 discharged patients were cured (4895 in Wuhan), a total of 1921 deaths (1497 in Wuhan) and a total of 61,682 confirmed cases (44,412 in Wuhan). There were 596 new suspected cases (234 in Wuhan), and 3462 suspected cases (1649 in Wuhan).
A total of 94 confirmed cases were reported from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan: 62 cases in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (4 cases discharged, 1 death), 10 cases in the Macau Special Administrative Region (5 cases discharged), and 22 cases in Taiwan (2 cases discharged, 1 death ).