CHINA Chinese mainland reports 43 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 28 locally transmitted

CHINA

Chinese mainland reports 43 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 28 locally transmitted

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08:59, October 22, 2021

A medical worker disinfects facilities at a residential area in Ejine Banner of Alshaa League, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Oct 20, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 43 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 28 locally transmitted cases and 15 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Friday.

Of local cases, 11 were detected in Inner Mongolia, nine in Gansu, three in Shaanxi, two in Ningxia, and one each in Beijing, Guizhou and Qinghai.

Of the imported cases, four were reported in Yunnan, three in Guangxi, two in Shanghai, two in Shandong, and one each in Liaoning, Henan, Guangdong and Shaanxi, the commission said.

There were 419 active imported cases as of Thursday. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 17 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 96,665 and the cumulative death toll was 4,636 as of Thursday.

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