China introduced Wednesday that for the primary time because the novel coronavirus outbreak began, it discovered no instances originating from throughout the nation.

The Nationwide Well being Fee mentioned 34 new COVID-19 instances have been reported within the nation yesterday, however all of them have been contaminated overseas, the state-run Xinhua information company reported.

Fee officers mentioned of the instances discovered Wednesday, 21 have been in Beijing, two in Shanghai, 9 in Guangdong province, one in Heilongjiang province and one in Sichuan province.

The general variety of imported instances is now 189, they added.

Since first being detected in Wuhan, China in December, the novel coronavirus has claimed greater than 7,870 lives globally, in response to the World Well being Group (WHO).

Greater than 194,000 instances of the virus have been confirmed in no less than 164 nations and territories, with Europe as the brand new epicenter of the pandemic, in response to the WHO.

Regardless of the rising variety of instances, most individuals who get contaminated undergo gentle signs and recuperate.