23,286 people were discharged from the hospital today, exceeding the number of new positive infections

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At the press conference on the city’s epidemic prevention and control work held this morning (April 19), Wu Qianyu, the first-level inspector of the Municipal Health Commission, informed: On April 18, our city added 3084 local confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia(click to view), including previously notified 974 asymptomatic infections were turned into confirmed cases; 17,332 new local asymptomatic infections were added. As a result, yesterday’s new local confirmed cases and asymptomatic infections totaled 19,442. Of the 3,084 local confirmed cases, 1,894 were found in closed-loop isolation and control, 216 were found in nucleic acid screening of relevant risk groups, and 974 were transferred from asymptomatic infections to confirmed cases. Among the 17,332 local asymptomatic infections, 16,998 were found in closed-loop isolation control, and 334 were found in nucleic acid screening of relevant risk groups.

As of 24:00 on April 18, receiving treatment in designated medical institutions There are 21 severe patients.

On April 18, 7 new deaths were reported. Aged from 60 to 101 years old, combined with coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, sequelae of cerebral infarction, cerebral hemorrhage and other serious underlying diseases. None of them were vaccinated against the coronavirus. The above-mentioned 7 cases worsened after admission, and the rescue was ineffective, and the direct cause of death was caused by the underlying disease.

As of 9:00 on April 19: The epidemic The city has investigated a total of 368,524 close contacts in Shanghai, all of which have been put under control. Among them, 307,870 nucleic acid test results were negative, and the rest are in the process of checking.

Yesterday, 1,211 local confirmed cases in the city were discharged from hospital, with asymptomatic infections 22,075 cases of centralized isolation and medical observation will be released, and they will return to their places of residence for health monitoring.

As you can see,today 23,286 cases were discharged from the hospital, which exceeded the number of newly infected people. More and more people were discharged from the hospital. Please do a good job in the return work.

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Source: Shanghai Release

Editor: Li Yuanyuan