Chinese mainland reports 57 new COVID-19 cases, including 38 domestic cases
Chinese health authorities said Sunday that they had received reports of 57 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Saturday, of which 38 were local transmissions. No new deaths were reported.
Among the 38 local infections, 36 were reported in Beijing, the two others were registered in northeastern Liaoning Province, the National Health Commission announced in its daily report.
Both of the confirmed cases in Liaoning Province are close contacts of the new confirmed cases reported in Beijing on Friday.
The commission also identified nine new asymptomatic patients.
The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 83,132 and the cumulative death toll at 4,634, while 103 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation.
Health authorities said two patients were discharged on Saturday, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 78,369.
Total confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows: