Between 0:00 to 12:00 on Feb. 17, no new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection were reported in Shandong, with a total of 541 confirmed cases, 15 of which are in severe condition, 14 critically severe condition, and 182 were discharged from hospital. Another 2 new suspected cases were reported, bringing the current number of suspected cases to 56. As of 12:00 on Feb. 17, two deaths were reported in the province.
By now, 15,823 close contacts had been traced, among whom 12,383 people were discharged from medical observation and 289 people were diagnosed as suspected or confirmed, with 3,151 others still under medical observation.
See the table below for details (unit: case)：
Nothing that according to the new requirements of the National Health Commission for reporting information on the epidemic, statistics were made according to the county or district where the hospital was located when the case was confirmed.