Chinese mainland reports 12 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases
The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 12 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, nine of which were in Anhui Province, the National Health Commission said on Friday.
Two cases were reported in Shandong Province and one in Jiangsu Province, the commission said.
A total of 151 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on Thursday in 10 provincial-level regions, including 98 in Anhui, 25 in Jiangsu and 11 in Shandong.
Altogether 43 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged to 220,023 on the Chinese mainland as of Thursday.
Thursday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll standing at 5,226.