Five COVID-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland

Five COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland on Wednesday, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.

There were 69 patients still being treated, Xinhua reported citing the Commission.

Altogether 78,319 patients had been cured and discharged from hospitals by the end of Wednesday, the report said.

As of Wednesday, a total of 83,022 confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported on the mainland, and 4,634 people had died of the disease.