Chinese mainland reports 54 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Chinese mainland reports 54 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-06-15 10:06:45

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing at Balizhuang Subdistrict in Chaoyang District, Beijing, capital of China, June 11, 2022. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

BEIJING, June 15 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 54 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 25 in Beijing, 14 in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and 13 in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

A total of 65 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in nine provincial-level regions, including 38 in Beijing, 10 in Inner Mongolia, and six in Jilin.

Following the recovery of 47 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday, there were 949 confirmed COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment across the Chinese mainland.

Tuesday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the mainland's total COVID-19 deaths at 5,226.