China relies on its institutional strength to win the battle against COVID-19 epidemic

China’s Battle Against COVID-19 Epidemic

China relies on its institutional strength to win the battle against COVID-19 epidemic

As of 29 February, in mainland China, the number of daily new confirmed cases has decreased around 90% compared with the peak number (3887), which appeared on 4 February; over 20 provincial-level administrative regions have been reporting zero new confirmed cases for several consecutive days; the number of cured cases has exceeded the number of new confirmed cases for 12 straight days; altogether 41,625 patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals with a nationwide cure rate of 52.1%, and the cure rate in regions outside Hubei is as high as 80.8%; for the first time the number of suspected cases fell below 1,000.