China's National Health Commission said on Thursday that 1,370 patients remained in critical conditions, and 12,167 people were suspected of being infected with the virus by the end of Wednesday. A total of 124 people have been discharged from hospital after recovery.

A total of 1,737 new confirmed cases, including the first in Tibet, and 4,148 new suspected cases, and 38 deaths – 37 in Hubei Province and one in Sichuan Province – were reported by Wednesday.

A total of 88,693 close contacts had been traced, the commission said, adding that among them, 2,364 were discharged from medical observation on Wednesday, with 81,947 others still under medical observation, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

In Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 10 confirmed cases were reported by Wednesday.

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