BEIJING, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 3,588 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Friday.
Altogether 13,004 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 3,743 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Thursday, said the commission in its daily report.
Thursday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,235. ■