Li Yang, deputy director of the center for Disease Control and prevention of Hubei Province, reported the latest epidemic situation in Hubei Province at the conference. Novel coronavirus pneumonia confirmed 66337 cases in Hubei province at 24 hours in February 28th, including 48557 cases in Wuhan, 73% in the whole province, 17780 in other municipalities, accounting for 27% of the whole province. There are more than 1000 confirmed cases in 8 cities including Wuhan, Xiaogan, Huanggang, Jingzhou, Ezhou, Suizhou, Xiangyang and Huangshi.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia cases were diagnosed in 423 cases in Hubei province from 0 to 24 February 28th, accounting for 99% of the total. Among the newly confirmed cases, there are 420 cases in Wuhan, accounting for 99% of the total in the province; 3 cases in other cities and prefectures, accounting for 1% of the total in the province, one case in Ezhou, one in Xiaogan and one in Enshi respectively, and 13 areas in Huangshi, Shiyan, Xiangyang, Yichang, Jingzhou, Jingmen, Huanggang, Xianning, Suizhou, Xiantao, Tianmen, Qianjiang and Shennongjia.
As of 24:00 on February 28, 2020, there are still 31064 cases in hospital in the province, including 6056 cases of severe illness and 1314 cases of critical illness, accounting for 24% of the total number of in hospital treatment, and 2727 cases of disease and death in the province; from 0:00 to 24 hours on February 28, there are 45 new cases of disease and death in the province, including 37 cases in Wuhan, accounting for 82% of the province.
As of February 28, 2020, 28895 cases have been cured and discharged, 2492 new cases have been discharged, 1726 of which are in Wuhan.