Chinese mainland reports 181 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Chinese mainland reports 181 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-05-21 09:59:43

Staff members of Beijing Public Transport hold signboards to remind passengers of showing health QR codes at a bus stop in Beijing, capital of China, May 17, 2022.(Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

BEIJING, May 21 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 181 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 84 were in Shanghai and 58 in Beijing, according to the National Health Commission Saturday.

Apart from Shanghai and Beijing, three other provincial-level regions on the mainland also saw new local COVID-19 cases, including 32 in Sichuan, 6 in Tianjin and one in Henan.

Shanghai also reported 784 locally transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Friday, out of a total of 951 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.

Following the recovery of 391 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Friday, there were 4,715 confirmed COVID-19 cases receiving treatment in hospitals across the Chinese mainland.

One new death from COVID-19 was reported in Shanghai, according to the commission.