Chinese mainland reports 40 new COVID-19 cases, 27 in Beijing
Chinese health authorities said on Tuesday that they had received reports of 40 confirmed new COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Monday, of which 32 were local transmissions. No new deaths were reported.
Among the local infections, 27 were reported in Beijing, with other four registered in northern Hebei Province and one in southwestern Sichuan Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.
The commission also identified six new asymptomatic patients.
The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 83,221 and the cumulative death toll at 4,634, while 110 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation.