Chinese mainland reports 3 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Chinese health authority said Wednesday that it received reports of three newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Tuesday, all domestically transmitted ones.

The three domestically transmitted cases were reported in Beijing, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

No deaths related to the disease were reported Tuesday, according to the commission.

Ten COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Tuesday, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

There were 421 patients still being treated, including seven in severe conditions, the commission said in its daily report.

   Altogether 78,479 patients had been cured and discharged from hospitals by Tuesday, the report said.

As of Tuesday, a total of 83,534 confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported on the mainland, among whom 4,634 had died of the disease.