Photo taken on Aug. 7, 2022 shows inflatable COVID-19 testing labs in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 7, 2022. Prevention and control measures have been taken in Sanya to fight against the new resurgence of COVID-19 in the city. (Xinhua/Guo Cheng)
BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 324 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 259 were in Hainan Province, the National Health Commission said Monday.
Altogether 483 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on the day, said the commission in its report.
A total of 119 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Sunday.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 223,770 on the Chinese mainland as of Sunday.
Sunday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226, according to the commission. ■