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, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Tuesday reported 38 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 12 in Hainan and 10 in Gansu, according to the National Health Commission's report Wednesday.
A total of 251 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 128 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Tuesday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery to 223,009.
Tuesday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■