Chinese mainland reports 26 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 26 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Sunday.

Of the new local cases, seven were reported in Inner Mongolia, six each in Gansu and Ningxia, four in Beijing, and one each in Hebei, Hunan and Shaanxi, the commission said.

Also reported were 17 new imported cases, of which eight were reported in Zhejiang, four in Shanghai, and one each in Beijing, Heilongjiang, Guangdong, Guangxi and Yunnan.

No new suspected cases or deaths from COVID-19 were reported on Saturday, it added.