In Wuhan’s city of China, where the COVID-19 outbreak first started has now no more hospitalized patients because of the virus after discharging the last 12 patients on Sunday according to Hubei’s Health Commission.
The remaining patients were located in Wuhan, the provincial capital where China suffered the worst toll from the epidemic. The 3,869 people who died in the town account for more than 80% of the recorded deaths in the worlds.
A report by the Wuhan’s newspaper owned by government posted on its city’s website that, “It is a historic day.”
“The latest news is that by April 26, the number of new coronavirus patients in Wuhan was at zero, thanks to the joint efforts of Wuhan and medical staff from around the country,” Mi Feng, spokesman for the National Health Commission, said in a briefing on Sunday.
However, patients in other cities of China are still hospitalized due to the virus. This includes 67 patients in Shanghai and 3 in Beijing. Whereas, Several regions have witnessed an increase in overseas cases forcing the government to significantly restrict international flights and entry.
COVID-19 is believed to have originated from the city in late 2019, before spreading to the rest of the world and now approximately three million people worldwide have been infected with the virus since its outbreak and out which 205,000 have died.