CHINA Chinese mainland reports 28 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 6 locally transmitted

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Chinese mainland reports 28 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 6 locally transmitted

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08:42, August 18, 2021

The Chinese mainland reported 28 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, including 6 domestically transmitted and 22 imported, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

A medical worker is seen at a "Falcon" air-inflated testing lab for nucleic acid testing at Yangzhou International Exhibition Center in Yangzhou, East China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 14, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

All six locally transmitted cases were reported in Jiangsu, the commission said in its daily report.

Of the imported cases, eight were reported in Yunnan, five in Shanghai, three in Tianjin, two each in Beijing and Fujian, and one each in Hubei and Guangdong, the commission said.

There were 1,887 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Tuesday, 62 of whom were in severe conditions. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 69 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 94,500 and the cumulative death toll was 4,636 as of Tuesday.

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