CHINA Chinese mainland reports 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 10 imported and 1 locally transmitted

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Chinese mainland reports 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 10 imported and 1 locally transmitted

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08:59, March 19, 2021

The Chinese mainland reported 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, including one locally transmitted and 10 imported, the National Health Commission said on Friday.

Aerial photo taken on Jan. 1, 2021 shows people visiting the ancient city wall at sunset in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

The one locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 case was reported in Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

Of new imported cases, five were detected in Shanghai, three in Guangdong and one each in Tianjin and Hunan, commission said in its daily report.

Also on Thursday, five asymptomatic cases were reported on the mainland, all imported. And a total of 252 asymptomatic patients were under medical observation.

There were 164 active cases as of Thursday. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 16 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 90,083 and the cumulative death toll was 4636 as of Thursday.

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