WUHAN, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's Hubei Province reported one imported asymptomatic case of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, the provincial health commission said Wednesday.
The asymptomatic carrier, who arrived at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport from Islamabad, capital of Pakistan on Monday, was quarantined upon arrival and later diagnosed as an asymptomatic COVID-19 case.
A total of 195 close contacts of the case have been put under quarantine for medical observation.
Hubei has reported a total of 68,151 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 63,638 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovery as of Tuesday. The epidemic claimed 4,512 lives in the province.