Chinese mainland reports 18 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases-Xinhua

Chinese mainland reports 18 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-06-24 09:56:49

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 24 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Thursday reported 18 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 14 in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and two in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said Friday.

A total of 26 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on Thursday in six provincial-level regions, including eight in Jilin and seven in Liaoning.

Altogether 94 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged to 219,548 on the Chinese mainland as of Thursday.

Thursday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll standing at 5,226.