BEIJING, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 1,568 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.
Altogether 18,491 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 751 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Tuesday, said the commission in its daily report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery has reached 256,472 on the mainland.
Tuesday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■