A medical worker injects a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine for an 86-year-old citizen at Aoyuncun Subdistrict in Chaoyang District, Beijing, capital of China, July 13, 2022.(Xinhua/Ju Huanzong)
BEIJING, July 17 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 106 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 53 in Gansu, 21 in Guangdong, and nine in Guangxi, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
Altogether 474 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in 12 provincial-level regions on Saturday, of which 235 were in Guangxi.
A total of 94 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Saturday, said the commission.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 220,971 on the Chinese mainland as of Saturday.
Saturday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■