CHANGCHUN, April 7 (Xinhua) -- By the end of Wednesday, a total of 17,859 confirmed COVID-19 cases had been discharged from hospital in northeast China's Jilin Province, local health authorities said on Thursday.
A total of 6,937 asymptomatic cases had also been released from medical observation.
To date, over 17,000 local medical workers, along with 3,157 medics from other provincial-level regions and military medical teams, have supported Jilin's battle against its latest outbreak. The province is among the hardest-hit in China amid the latest virus resurgence. ■