From 0 to 24 o'clock on February 18, 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government) and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 1,749 new confirmed cases, 236 new severe cases, 136 new deaths (132 in Hubei, 1 each in Heilongjiang, Shandong, Guangdong and Guizhou), and 1,185 new suspected cases.
There were 1824 cured and discharged cases and 25014 close contacts released from medical observation.
As of 24:00 on February 18, according to reports from 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government) and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, there are 57,805 confirmed cases (including 11,977 severe cases), 14,376 cured and discharged cases, 2,004 deaths, 74,185 confirmed cases and 5,248 suspected cases.A total of 574418 close contacts have been traced, and 135881 close contacts are still under medical observation.
A total of 94 confirmed cases have been reported from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 62 cases in Hong Kong SAR (4 discharged, 1 death), 10 cases in Macao SAR (5 discharged), and 22 cases in Taiwan (2 discharged, 1 death).
Having said that, please respect the frontline workers, we work together and look forward to the dawn of tomorrow