BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Saturday reported 337 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 297 were in Hainan, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
Altogether 399 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 153 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Saturday, said the commission in its report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 223,651 on the mainland as of Saturday.
Saturday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■