CHINA Chinese mainland reports 23 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 1 locally transmitted

CHINA

Chinese mainland reports 23 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 1 locally transmitted

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08:54, June 18, 2021

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab sample from a boy for COVID-19 nucleic acid testing in the subdistrict of Baihedong in Liwan District of Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, June 12, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 23 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including one locally transmitted case and 22 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Friday.

The one locally transmitted case was reported in Guangdong Province, the commission said in its daily report.

Of the imported cases, eight were reported in Guangdong, five in Fujian, three each in Shanghai and Zhejiang, two in Yunnan, and one in Tianjin, the commission said in its daily report.

There were 353 active imported cases as of Thursday. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 13 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 91,534 and the cumulative death toll was 4,636 as of Thursday.


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