Coronavirus cases in Shenzhen rise to 269

Writer: Yu Yuanfan  |  Editor: Holly Wang  |  From: Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission 

Shenzhen confirmed another 43 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection cases on Feb. 3, adding the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 269, according to the latest figures released by the Health Commission of Shenzhen Municipality today. 

Of the confirmed cases, 129 are male and 140 are female. 

In terms of district distribution, 54 cases were reported in Futian District, 52 in Nanshan District, 41 in Longgang District, 33 in Bao'an District, 30 in Longhua District, 19 in Luohu District, 8 in Guangming District, 6 in Pingshan District, 3 in Yantian District, and 2 in Dapeng New District. Another21 cases were detected upon entry to the city (from the airport, bus stations, ferry terminals, checkpoints and roadblocks etc.). 

Currently, 10 patients are in critical condition, 19 in severe condition and 10 have been discharged from hospital. There has been no death report so far.

All 259 patients are being treated at Shenzhen No. 3 People's Hospital. 904 people in close contact with the patients are under medical observation.