Chinese mainland reports 59 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 42 locally transmitted
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A medical worker takes a swab sample from a man for nucleic acid test at a residential area in the border city of Manzhouli in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Dec. 4, 2021. (File photo: Xinhua)

The Chinese mainland reported 59 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 42 domestically transmitted and 17 imported, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

Among the local cases, 30 were reported in Inner Mongolia, ten in Heilongjiang, and two in Yunnan, the commission said.

Among the imported cases, seven were reported in Yunan, four in Shanghai, two each in Tianjin and Liaoning, and one each in Guangdong and Guangxi, respectively, the commission said in its daily report.

There were 1,036 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Friday, with 12 in critical conditions. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 36 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 99,142, with the death toll unchanged at 4,636.