BEIJING, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 208 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.
Altogether 587 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 300 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Monday, said the commission in its report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 246,629 on the Chinese mainland as of Monday.
Monday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■