Chinese mainland reports 71 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Chinese mainland reports 71 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-05-28 09:56:30

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.