CHINA Chinese mainland reports 96 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 81 locally transmitted

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Chinese mainland reports 96 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 81 locally transmitted

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08:42, August 08, 2021

Chinese mainland reported 96 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 81 domestically transmitted and 15 imported, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

A citizen receives test at a nucleic acid testing point in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 7, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

Of the locally transmitted cases, 38 were reported in Jiangsu, 24 in Henan, seven in Yunnan, six each in Hubei and Hunan, the commission said in its daily report.

Of the imported cases, six were reported in Shanghai, four in Yunnan, three in Guangdong and two in Sichuan, the commission said.

There were 1,507 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Saturday. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 33 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 93,701 and the cumulative death toll was 4,636 as of Saturday.


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