Chinese mainland reports 53 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Chinese mainland reports 53 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2021-12-02 10:24:43

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing at a sampling site in Manzhouli, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Dec. 1, 2021. (Xinhua/Li Zhipeng)

BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 53 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, all in Inner Mongolia, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Thursday.

Also reported were 20 new imported cases in eight provincial-level regions, according to the commission.

One new suspected case arriving from outside the mainland was reported in Shanghai and no new deaths from COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday, it added.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 98,897 by Wednesday, including 906 patients still receiving treatment, of whom seven were in severe condition.

A total of 93,355 patients had been discharged from hospitals on the mainland, and 4,636 had died as a result of the virus.

A total of 13 asymptomatic cases were newly reported Wednesday, of whom 12 were from outside the mainland. Enditem