Chinese mainland reports 23 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Chinese mainland reports 23 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-06-17 10:56:00

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 17 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 23 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 11 in Beijing, six in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and four in Liaoning, the National Health Commission said Friday.

A total of 41 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in nine provincial-level regions, including 13 in Inner Mongolia, 11 in Beijing, and six in Jilin.

Following the recovery of 51 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Thursday, there were 951 confirmed COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment across the Chinese mainland.

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