The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 48 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 12 locally transmitted cases and 36 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Friday.
The locally transmitted cases were reported in Jiangsu Province, the commission said in its daily report.
Of the imported cases, 14 were reported in Guangdong, 13 in Yunnan, three in Shanghai, two each in Sichuan and Shaanxi, and one each in Tianjin and Hubei, the commission said.
There were 561 active imported cases as of Thursday. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 23 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.
The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 92,462 and the cumulative death toll was 4,636 as of Thursday.