BEIJING, March 16 (CNN) - Thirteen provinces in China no longer have any confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to treat as of 11 a.m. local time, state broadcaster CCTV reported today.
The provinces listed are:
Tibet autonomous regions
Xinjiang autonomous region
But the news comes as Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province city where the virus was first identified, warned it is still facing a "severe" epidemic, amid a continuation of locally transmitted cases.