CHINA Chinese mainland reports 20 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 4 locally transmitted

CHINA

Chinese mainland reports 20 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 4 locally transmitted

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09:00, August 21, 2021

The Chinese mainland reported 20 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, including four domestically transmitted and 16 imported, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

A citizen gets his temperature measured before he enters a shopping mall in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 19, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

Among the local cases, two were reported in Shanghai and one each in Jiangsu and Hubei, the commission said in its daily report.

Of the imported cases, four were reported in Guangdong, three in Yunnan, two each in Beijing, Shanghai and Zhejiang, and one each in Tianjin, Inner Mongolia and Fujian, the commission said.

There were 1,786 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Friday, 33 of whom were in severe conditions. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 51 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.


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