BEIJING, may 21 — RIA Novosti. Two new cases of infection with coronavirus and 31 asymptomatic carrier identified in China over the past day, recovered five patients, there were no fatal outcomes, the message of the state Committee on questions of health of China.

Specifies that of the two new cases, one is a local in Shanghai and one import in Guangdong province.

during the epidemic in mainland China were identified 82 967 cases of infection coronavirus infection, of which 78 249 recovered, 84 remain in hospitals, 4634 died. Import cases — 1709, the number of recovered 1666.

From 1 April, the authorities started to publish data on asymptomatic cases of the disease, for the last days identified 31 new cases, three of them import. In days of quarantine released 24 persons, in which the coronavirus tests were positive, but no typical disease symptoms were not evident. Under the supervision of 375 remain asymptomatic carriers.

Separately in Hong Kong for the time of the epidemic was identified 1055 cases of infection (four people died, 1026 recovered) in Macau has identified 45 cases (all 45 people have already been discharged), Taiwan contracted 440 people (seven died, 402 recovered).

the Chinese Authorities on 31 December 2019, informed the world health organization about the outbreak of an unknown pneumonia in Wuhan in the Central part of the country (Hubei province). Experts have established that the causative agent is a new coronavirus, and later the disease was officially called COVID-19. March 11, the who declared a pandemic of a novel coronavirus in the world.