Chinese health authority said Friday it received reports of 31 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Thursday, of which 29 were imported. 60 asymptomatic cases were reported on the mainland.
Two new domestic cases were reported -- one in Liaoning Province and one in Guangdong Province, the National Health Commission said.
Also on Thursday, four deaths, all in Hubei Province; and 12 new suspected cases, all imported ones, were reported on the mainland, according to the commission.
The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 81,620; the cumulative death toll is now at 3,322, while 1,027 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation.
On the same day, Chinese health authorities said 163 patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 76,571.