A medical worker takes a swab sample from a citizen for nucleic acid testing at Heping District in Tianjin, north China, July 24, 2022. (Xinhua/Sun Fanyue)
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 49 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 19 in Gansu and 15 in Guangxi, the National Health Commission said Saturday.
Altogether 271 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in nine provincial-level regions.
A total of 99 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Friday, said the commission in its report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 222,413 on the Chinese mainland as of Friday.
Friday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■