Citizens queue up to take nucleic acid tests at Hebei District in Tianjin, north China, July 24, 2022. (Xinhua/Sun Fanyue)
BEIJING, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Sunday reported 33 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 15 in Gansu and nine in Guangxi, according to the National Health Commission's report Monday.
A total of 244 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 137 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Sunday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery to 222,690.
Sunday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■