Chinese mainland reports 23 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases
The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 23 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 11 in Beijing, six in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and four in Liaoning, the National Health Commission said on Friday.
A total of 41 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in nine provincial-level regions, including 13 in Inner Mongolia, 11 in Beijing, and six in Jilin.
Following the recovery of 51 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Thursday, there were 951 confirmed COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment across the Chinese mainland.
Thursday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the mainland's total COVID-19 deaths at 5,226.