China News Service, Shijiazhuang, January 17 (Li Xiaowei) On the afternoon of January 17, Shijiazhuang held the 13th press conference on the prevention and control of the new crown pneumonia epidemic.

According to Meng Xianghong, Deputy Mayor of Shijiazhuang City Government, from 0:00 to 12:00 on January 17, 27 new cases of new coronary pneumonia were confirmed in the city, and 3 cases were asymptomatic.

From January 2nd to 17th, 12:00, the city has a total of 706 confirmed cases and 202 asymptomatic infections. Except for those who have been discharged before, they are all admitted to designated hospitals.