A firefighter conducts disinfection in a school in Putuo District of Shanghai, east China, May 27, 2022.(Xinhua/Ding Ting)
BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 71 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 39 were in Shanghai and 18 in Beijing, the National Health Commission said Saturday.
Four other provincial-level regions on the mainland also saw new local COVID-19 cases, including four each in Tianjin and Henan.
Shanghai also reported 131 locally-transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Friday, out of a total of 193 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.
Following the recovery of 269 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Friday, there were 3,099 confirmed COVID-19 cases receiving treatment in hospitals across the Chinese mainland.
No new death from COVID-19 was reported on the Chinese mainland, according to the commission. ■