Chinese mainland reports 8 new imported COVID-19 cases
The Chinese mainland reported no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
A total of eight new imported COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday, said the commission in its daily report.
No new suspected cases or new deaths related to the disease were reported, it added.
On Monday, 11 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals following their recovery.
By the end of Monday, a total of 5,099 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Among them, 4,926 had been discharged from hospitals following recovery, and 173 remained hospitalized. No deaths had been reported among the imported cases.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland reached 90,002 by Monday, including 180 patients still receiving treatment.
A total of 85,186 patients had been discharged following recovery on the mainland, and 4,636 had died of the disease.
There were no suspected COVID-19 cases on the mainland by the end of Monday, and 4,543 close contacts remained under medical observation.
Monday also saw nine asymptomatic cases newly reported, all arriving from outside the mainland. On the same day, no asymptomatic cases were re-categorized as confirmed cases.
A total of 246 asymptomatic cases were under medical observation, of whom 245 arrived from outside the mainland.