The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 73 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 53 locally transmitted cases and 20 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Thursday.
Among the imported cases, eight were reported in Guangxi, three each in Shanghai and Yunnan, two in Jilin, and one each in Tianjin, Guangdong, Sichuan and Shaanxi, the commission said in its daily report.
All 53 local cases were reported in Inner Mongolia's Hulun Buir, the commission said.
There were 906 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Wednesday, with seven in critical 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 98,897, with the death toll unchanged at 4,636.