CHINA Chinese mainland reports 73 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 50 locally transmitted

CHINA

Chinese mainland reports 73 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 50 locally transmitted

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08:48, September 15, 2021

Residents queue up to have their swab samples collected for COVID-19 nucleic acid tests in Putian, Fujian province, Sept 14, 2021. (Photo: CFP)

The Chinese mainland reported 73 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, including 50 domestically transmitted and 23 imported, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

The local cases were all reported in Fujian, the commission said in its daily report.

Of the imported cases, 13 were reported in Yunnan, four in Guangdong, two in Shanghai, one each in Tianjin, Zhejiang, Fujian and Henan.

There were 837 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Tuesday, four of whom were in severe conditions. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 46 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 95,413, with the death toll unchanged at 4,636.

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