Customers shop at a Sam's Club warehouse store at Beicai Town in Pudong New Area, east China's Shanghai, May 2, 2022. Large retail companies in Shanghai have started to reopen their supermarkets amid the recent COVID-19 resurgence. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli)
BEIJING, May 3 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Monday reported 368 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 274 were in Shanghai and 51 in Beijing, according to the National Health Commission's report Tuesday.
Apart from Shanghai and Beijing, 11 other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new local COVID-19 cases, including 13 in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang.
Shanghai also reported 5,395 locally transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Monday, out of a total of 5,647 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.
Following the recovery of 4,271 COVID-19 patients on Monday, there were 16,266 confirmed COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment in hospitals across the Chinese mainland.
Monday saw 20 deaths from COVID-19, all in Shanghai, bringing the mainland's total COVID-19 deaths to 5,112 since the pandemic began more than two years ago. ■