BEIJING, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 2,276 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Friday.
Altogether 22,853 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 1,057 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Thursday, said the commission in its daily report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery has reached 258,090 on the mainland.
Thursday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226. ■