A medical worker takes a swab sample from a citizen for nucleic acid testing in Bengshan District of Bengbu City, east China's Anhui Province, July 16, 2022.(Xinhua/Zhou Mu)
BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Sunday reported 117 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 59 in Guangxi and 28 in Gansu, the National Health Commission said Monday.
Altogether 393 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in 12 provincial-level regions on Sunday.
A total of 86 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Sunday, said the commission.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 221,057 on the Chinese mainland as of Sunday.
Sunday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■