BEIJING, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 2,277 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Monday.
Altogether 24,547 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 982 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Sunday, said the commission in its daily report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery had reached 261,123 on the mainland.
Sunday saw two new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,229. ■