Mainland China official coronavirus deaths increase by 109, cases up 397 as of end February 21


Updated official figures from China’s National
Health Commission

  • Total number of cases (mainland China) as of end February 21 is 76,288 (revised total, there was a mix up in China yesterday with late reporting of cases in prisons)
  • Total deaths 2,345      

Adds:

  • 2,393 patients discharged on Feb 21

A few items over past hours:

  • Italian Newspaper Corrier Della Serra has reported Italy’s first death from the infection
  • Australian authorities report 4 more cases confirmed amongst the cruise ship passengers evacuated into Darwin
  • PBOC vice governor says virus impact on China’s economy will be short-lived and limited (Also says the Bank has policy tools available, yuan will not appreciate nor depreciate by a large margin)

If you’ve been tracking the totals so far (mainland China):   

  • Jan 17: 41
  • Jan 19: 62
  • Jan 20: 201
  • Jan 21: 291 
  • Jan 22: 440
  • Jan 24: 830
  • Jan 25: 1,287
  • Jan 26: 1,975
  • Jan 27: 2,744
  • Jan 28: 5,974 
  • Jan 29: 7,711
  • Jan 30: 9,692
  • Jan 31: 11,791
  • Feb 1: 14,380 (death toll 304)
  • Feb 2: 17,205 (death toll 361)
  • Feb 3: 20,438 (death toll 425)
  • Feb 4: 24,324 (death toll 490)
  • Feb 5: 28,018 (death toll 563)
  • Feb 6: 31,161 (death toll 636)
  • Feb 7: 34,564 (death toll 722)
  • Feb 8: 37,198 (death toll 811)
  • Feb 9: 40,171 (death toll 908)
  • Feb 10: 42,638 (death toll 1,016)
  • Feb 11: 44,653 (death toll 1,113)
  • Feb 12: 59,805 (death toll 1,367)
  • Feb 13: 63,851 total cases. Death toll now 1,380.  6,723 discharged from hospital.
  • Feb 14: NHC reports total cases at 66,492. Deaths on Feb 14 across China were 143, takes the total at 1,523.
  • Feb 15: 68,500, 1,665 dead.
  • Feb 16: 70,548 total cases in mainland China. Deaths up 105 to 1,770
  • Feb 17: Total mainland cases 72,436. Deaths toll is now 1868.
  • Feb 18: Total confirmed coronavirus cases on the mainland 74,185. Total number of deaths is 2,004.
  • Feb 19: Total cases across 74,576, total deaths 2,118
  • Feb 20: Total cases across mainland China 75,465. Total deaths 2,236 
  • Feb 21: Total cases across mainland China 76,288. Total deaths 2,345

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