CHINA Chinese mainland reports 51 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 13 locally transmitted

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Chinese mainland reports 51 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 13 locally transmitted

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09:17, August 16, 2021

The Chinese mainland reported 51 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, including 13 domestically transmitted and 38 imported, the National Health Commission said Monday.

Students wait in the observation area after being vaccinated at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Jinfeng district of Yinchuan, Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Aug. 15, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

Of the locally transmitted cases, six each were reported in Jiangsu and Henan, and one in Hunan, the commission said in its daily report.

Of the imported cases, eleven were reported in Yunnan, five each in Zhejiang, Shandong and Guangdong, four in Fujian, two each in Beijing and Shanghai, and one each in Tianjin, Shanxi, Liaoning and Heilongjiang, the commission said.

There were 1,938 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Sunday, 70 of whom were in severe conditions. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 35 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 94,430 and the cumulative death toll was 4,636 as of Sunday.

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