A medical worker takes a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing in Daxing District, Beijing, capital of China, April 30, 2022. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)
BEIJING, May 2 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Sunday reported 846 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 727 were in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission's report Monday.
Apart from Shanghai, 13 other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new local COVID-19 cases, including 36 in Beijing.
Shanghai also reported 6,606 locally-transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Sunday, out of a total of 6,895 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.
A total of 4,662 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Sunday, the NHC said.
That brought the mainland's total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery to 192,187 as of Sunday.
A total of 32 new deaths from COVID-19 were reported, all in Shanghai, according to the NHC. ■