Following are the latest facts and figures about the massive 8.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked southwest China's Sichuan Province on May 12:
-- The death toll from the quake rose to 68,109 nationwide as of Wednesday noon, while 364,552 people were injured and 19,851 people were missing.
-- Rescuers saved and evacuated 724,794 people to safe places, including 6,541 survivors buried under the rubble, as of Tuesday midnight.
-- Hospitals took in a total of 85,722 injured people, 55,514 of whom recovered and left as of Wednesday noon.
-- Domestic and foreign donations had reached 34.79 billion yuan (5.04 billion US dollars), up 2.07 billion yuan overnight. And 9.78 billion yuan had been forwarded to the earthquake-affected areas.
-- A total of 601,900 tents, one of the most urgently needed relief supplies, had been delivered to quake regions.
-- A total of 3,866,100 quilts and 8,757,300 garments had been sent to these regions.
-- The government has allocated 19.56 billion yuan (2.83 billion US dollars) as of 2 p.m. Wednesday for quake relief efforts. The fund included 15.39 billion yuan from the central budget and 4.17 billion yuan from local budgets.
-- Between Tuesday noon and Wednesday noon, five aftershocks measuring above 4 on the Richter scale had been monitored in Sichuan.
-- International medical teams from Russia, Japan, Italy and Germany have treated 2,410 patients in quake areas since May 20.
(Xinhua News Agency May 29, 2008)