BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 4,988 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.
Altogether 22,859 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 3,198 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Monday, said the commission in its daily report.
Monday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,235. ■