BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) -- A total of 1,430 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospital Friday on the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

In total, 65,541 patients had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Friday, the commission said in its daily report.

As of Friday, a total of 80,824 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 had been reported on the mainland, and 3,189 people had died of the disease.