A medical worker takes a swab sample from a citizen for nucleic acid testing in Chaoyang District of Beijing, capital of China, May 13, 2022. (Xinhua/Li Xin)
BEIJING, May 26 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 104 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 48 were in Shanghai and 36 in Beijing, the National Health Commission said Thursday.
Tianjin and Henan also saw 11 and nine new local COVID-19 cases, respectively.
Shanghai also reported 290 locally-transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Wednesday, out of a total of 356 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.
Following the recovery of 441 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Wednesday, there were 3,387 confirmed COVID-19 cases receiving treatment in hospitals across the Chinese mainland.
One new death from COVID-19 was reported on Wednesday in Shanghai, according to the commission. ■