Monday, China's daily new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus pneumonia outside Hubei, the epicenter province in the outbreak, have dropped for 13 consecutive days, according to the National Health Commission.
A total of 115 new confirmed cases were reported on Sunday outside Hubei, a 13th consecutive day drop since Feb. 3, showed figures released by the commission Monday.
Eight hundred and ninety new cases were reported outside Hubei on Feb. 3.
The commission received reports of 2,048 new confirmed cases on Sunday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.
Hubei Province, center of the novel coronavirus outbreak, reported 1,933 new confirmed cases and 100 new deaths Sunday, according to the provincial health commission Monday.
The latest report brought the total confirmed cases in the hard-hit province to 58,182.
Meanwhile, Chinese health authority announced on Monday that a total of 10,844 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Sunday.
Sunday saw 1,425 people walk out of hospital after recovery, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.
By the end of Sunday, a total of 1,770 people had died of the disease and 70,548 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps in China.
PUKmedia / Xinhua