CHINA
Chinese mainland reports 53 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 24 locally transmitted
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09:03, August 15, 2021

A student receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination point in Danzhai County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Aug. 12, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

The Chinese mainland reported 53 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 24 domestically transmitted and 29 imported, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

Of the locally transmitted cases, 18 were reported in Jiangsu, five in Henan and one in Hunan, the commission said in its daily report.

Of the imported cases, 13 were reported in Guangdong, six in Shanghai, three each in Tianjin, Shandong and Yunnan, and one in Fujian, the commission said.

There were 1,922 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Saturday. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 38 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 94,379 and the cumulative death toll was 4,636 as of Saturday.