Chinese mainland reports 71 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases
The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 71 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 39 were in Shanghai and 18 in Beijing, the National Health Commission said Saturday, Trend reports citing Xinhua.
Four other provincial-level regions on the mainland also saw new local COVID-19 cases, including four each in Tianjin and Henan.
Shanghai also reported 131 locally-transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Friday, out of a total of 193 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.
Following the recovery of 269 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Friday, there were 3,099 confirmed COVID-19 cases receiving treatment in hospitals across the Chinese mainland.
No new death from COVID-19 was reported on the Chinese mainland, according to the commission.
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