Chinese mainland reports 1,947 new local COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Chinese mainland reports 1,947 new local COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-03-21 11:32:30

BEIJING, March 21 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 1,947 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission's Monday report showed.

Of the new local infections, 1,542 were reported in Jilin, 154 in Fujian, 51 in Hebei, 38 in Guangdong, 35 in Liaoning, 27 in Heilongjiang, 24 in Shanghai, 18 in Tianjin, 14 in Shaanxi, 13 in Shandong, 10 in Hunan.

For other provincial-level regions, Gansu reported six cases, Beijing and Yunnan each reported four, Inner Mongolia and Zhejiang each reported two, and Jiangxi, Henan and Chongqing each reported one.

A total of 80 imported COVID-19 cases were reported Sunday, said the commission. It added that six suspected cases, all imported, were reported in Shanghai.

Sunday also saw the reporting of 2,492 asymptomatic cases, including 2,384 local ones, according to the commission.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported on the mainland, both local and imported, was 132,226 on Sunday.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases currently undergoing treatment stood at 21,388, of whom 39 were in severe condition. A total of 4,638 patients had died of the virus on the mainland since the outbreak of the disease.