On Feb 26, 31 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland as well as the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps reported 433 new cases of confirmed infections, 508 new cases of suspected infections, and 29 deaths (26 in Hubei province, 1 in Beijing municipality, 1 in Heilongjiang province, and 1 in Henan province). 2,750 patients were released from hospital after being cured. 12,823 people who had had close contact with infected patients were freed from medical observation. Serious cases decreased by 406.

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