A kid receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a school in Hohhot, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Nov. 23, 2021. (Xinhua/Peng Yuan)
BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported four new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Friday.
Of the four local cases, three were reported in Shanghai and one in Liaoning, the commission said.
Thursday also saw reports of nine imported cases in four provincial-level regions, said the commission.
Two suspected cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported in Shanghai, it added.
No new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, said the commission.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 98,583 by Thursday, including 860 patients still receiving treatment, of whom eight were in severe condition.
A total of 93,087 patients had been discharged from hospitals following recovery on the mainland, and 4,636 had died as a result of the virus.
A total of 18 asymptomatic cases were newly reported Thursday, 15 of whom were from outside the mainland. There were a total of 449 asymptomatic cases, including 372 arriving from outside the mainland, under medical observation as of Thursday. Enditem