The total death rate in China is over 2000


According to the statistics of the national health and Health Commission, at 0-24 on February 18, 31 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government) and Xinjiang production and Construction Corps reported 1749 newly confirmed cases, 236 newly serious cases, 136 newly dead cases (132 in Hubei, 1 in Heilongjiang, Shandong, Guangdong and Guizhou respectively), and 1185 newly suspected cases.
On the same day, 1824 new cases were cured and 25014 close contacts were released from medical observation.
As of 24:00 on February 18, according to the reports of 31 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government) and Xinjiang production and Construction Corps, there are 57805 confirmed cases (including 11977 severe cases), 14376 cured and discharged cases, 2004 dead cases, 74185 confirmed cases and 5248 suspected cases. There were 574418 close contacts and 135881 close contacts still under medical observation.
There are 1693 newly confirmed cases (1660 in Wuhan), 1266 newly cured discharged cases (676 in Wuhan), 132 newly dead cases (116 in Wuhan), 50633 currently confirmed cases (38020 in Wuhan), including 11246 severe cases (9562 in Wuhan). 9128 discharged cases (4895 in Wuhan), 1921 dead cases (1497 in Wuhan) and 61682 confirmed cases (44412 in Wuhan) were cured. There are 596 new suspected cases (234 in Wuhan) and 3462 suspected cases (1649 in Wuhan).
In total, 94 confirmed cases were reported to Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 62 cases in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (4 cases discharged, 1 case dead), 10 cases in Macao Special Administrative Region (5 cases discharged), 22 cases in Taiwan region (2 cases discharged, 1 case dead).