Chinese mainland reports 6 new COVID-19 cases, all imported
No new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.
Meanwhile, six confirmed COVID-19 cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported — two in Shanghai, two in Guangdong, and one each in Fujian and Shaanxi, the commission said in its daily report.
One new suspected COVID-19 case was reported. No new deaths related to the disease were reported, the commission said.
On Friday, nine COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, the commission said.
By the end of Friday, a total of 2,625 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Of them, 2,471 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 154 remained hospitalized, with one in severe condition. No deaths from the imported cases had been reported.
As of Friday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 85,174. Altogether 80,386 people had been discharged after recovery, and 4,634 had died of the disease, the commission said.
There was one suspected COVID-19 case on the mainland, while 6,800 close contacts were still under medical observation after 351 were discharged Friday, according to the commission.