BEIJING, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 241 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 69 in Sichuan and 67 in Inner Mongolia, according to the National Health Commission's report Thursday.
A total of 1,093 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 299 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Wednesday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery to 234,540.
Wednesday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■