The Central Epidemic Command Center reported on March 17 that 740 additional cases related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported on March 16. As of writing, a cumulative total of 17,935 cases have been reported among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 17,193. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 77 cases (Cases #68-77 confirmed today). These confirmed cases include 50 imported cases and 27 indigenous cases. Of 77 confirmed cases, one died from the novel coronavirus, and 22 were released from isolation while the remainder is in a stable condition and remains hospitalized in isolation.