The Shanghai Health Commission reported another 16 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia as of noon Feb 1, with the total number of confirmed cases reaching 169.
According to the municipal health authority, five of the 16 recent cases are people from other provinces, while the rest are local residents.
In brighter news, 46 suspected cases were eliminated by noon on Feb 1, with the total number of eliminated cases holding at 342.
Of all confirmed cases reported in Shanghai so far, 82 are male and 87 are female. The oldest patient is 88 years old and the youngest is 7.
A total of 105 patients have lived in or traveled to Hubei province, and another 59 patients had close personal contact with people diagnosed with the new respiratory disease.
At present, 149 patients are in stable condition, six are in critical condition and three under intensive care according to the Shanghai Health Commission.
Ten patients have been cured and discharged from the hospital. One death has been reported so far. Another 166 suspected cases are under observation.
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