Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

The Chinese mainland reported no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

The commission received reports of six new imported COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

One new suspected case from outside the mainland was reported in Shanghai Saturday. No new deaths related to the disease were reported, according to the commission.

On Saturday, 18 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals following their recovery.

By the end of Saturday, a total of 4,990 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Among them, 4,828 had been discharged from hospitals following recovery, and 162 remained hospitalized. No deaths had been reported among the imported cases.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland reached 89,893 by Saturday, including 218 patients still receiving treatment, one of whom was in severe condition.

A total of 85,039 patients had been discharged following recovery on the mainland, and 4,636 had died of the disease.

There were three suspected COVID-19 cases on the mainland by the end of Saturday, and 4,294 close contacts remained under medical observation.

Saturday also saw six asymptomatic cases newly reported, all arriving from outside the mainland. A total of 257 asymptomatic cases were under medical observation, of whom 249 arrived from outside the mainland. Enditem