Chinese mainland reports 28 new COVID-19 cases, 21 in Beijing
Updated 08:58, 18-Jun-2020

Chinese health authorities on Thursday said that 28 new COVID-19 cases were reported on the Chinese mainland Wednesday, of which 24 were local transmissions and four were inbound cases. No new deaths were reported. 

Among the local infections, Beijing registered 21, while Hebei Province recorded two cases and Tianjin Municipality registered one, the National Health Commission said in its daily report. 

The commission also identified eight new asymptomatic patients. 

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 83,293 and the cumulative death toll at 4,634, with 111 asymptomatic patients under medical observation.

Chinese health authorities said 15 patients were discharged on Wednesday, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 78,394.

Total confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows:

Hong Kong: 1,120 (1,071 recoveries, four deaths)

Macao: 45 (45 recoveries)

Taiwan: 445 (434 recoveries, seven deaths)