BEIJING, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 2,328 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Thursday.
Altogether 20,804 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 561 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Wednesday, said the commission in its daily report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery has reached 257,033 on the mainland.
Wednesday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■