Beijing: The latest COVID-19 tally in China has reached to 1379 infected as the it again has spread in 21 provinces of the country.
The latest COVID-19 outbreak in China had infected 1,379 people in 21 provincial-level regions as of Friday evening, and over 300 confirmed cases had been discharged from hospitals, Mi Feng, spokesperson for the National Health Commission (NHC), was quoted as saying by CGTN at a press conference on Saturday.
With the number of global COVID-19 cases surpassing 250 million, China is facing greater challenges in preventing inbound cases, said Mi.
And with the advent of winter and lower temperatures, there is an increasing risk of the prevalence of COVID-19 and other respiratory infectious diseases like influenza at the same time, he warned.
China is believed to be the country from where COVID-19 infection spread.
It has now been reported from different corners of the country.