Chinese mainland reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, all imported
No new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, 12 confirmed COVID-19 cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported — four in Sichuan, and two each in Shanghai and Fujian, and one each in Zhejiang, Guangdong, Yunnan and Shaanxi, the commission said in its daily report.
No new suspected COVID-19 cases or new deaths related to the disease were reported, the commission said.
On Tuesday, 11 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, the commission said.
By the end of Tuesday, a total of 2,665 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Of them, 2,522 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 143 remained hospitalized. No deaths from the imported cases had been reported.
As of Tuesday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 85,214, including the 143 patients still being treated.
Altogether 80,437 people had been discharged after recovery, and 4,634 had died of the disease on the mainland, the commission said.
There were no suspected COVID-19 cases on the mainland, while 6,576 close contacts were still under medical observation after 569 were discharged Tuesday, according to the commission.