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Cure rate of novel coronavirus patients continues to rise

Finally a bit of good news regarding the epidemic

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Finally, a bit of good news regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Though the overall number of new cases continues to rise, SHINE reports that the cure rate of infected patients is also going up. According to figures from the National Health Commission, the percentage of cured patients was 10.6 percent as of Tuesday 11, a sizeable increase from the 1.3 percent recorded at the end of January.

While we're far from being out of the woods yet, the rise in cured patients and Shanghai's increased efforts to curb the spread of the virus are certainly a bit of light at the end of what's been a very long tunnel.

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