Chinese mainland reports 42 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases
The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 42 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 14 in Beijing, 13 in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and nine in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.
A total of 38 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in six provincial-level regions, including 21 in Inner Mongolia, seven in Shanghai, and four in Beijing.
Following the recovery of 65 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Wednesday, there were 948 confirmed COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment across the Chinese mainland.
Wednesday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the mainland's total COVID-19 deaths at 5,226.