Chinese mainland reports 623 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases
The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 623 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 494 were in Hainan Province, the National Health Commission said on Sunday.
Altogether 1,844 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on the day, including 846 in Hainan, 443 in Tibet Autonomous Region and 396 in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, said the commission in its report.
A total of 120 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Saturday.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 224,443 on the Chinese mainland as of Saturday.
Saturday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226, according to the commission.