The Shanghai Health Commission reported another 18 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia as of Jan 31, with the total number of confirmed cases coming at 153.
According to the municipal health authority, six of the 18 recently confirmed cases are people from other provinces, while the rest are all local residents.
Meanwhile, 51 suspected cases were eliminated on Jan 31, with the total number of eliminated cases at 296 as of Jan 31.
Of all the confirmed cases reported in Shanghai so far, 75 are male and 78 are female. The oldest patient is 88 years old and the youngest 7. A total of 101 patients have lived in or traveled to Hubei province and another 48 patients have close personal contact with other people diagnosed with the new respiratory disease.
At present, 134 patients are in stable condition, six are in critical condition and three under intensive care, according to the Shanghai Health Commission. Nine patients have been cured and discharged from the hospital. One death has been reported so far. Another 167 suspected cases are under observation.