The Chinese mainland registered 105 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, three from overseas, and 102 domestically transmitted, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.
Of the domestic transmissions, 96 were reported in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, five in Liaoning Province, and one in the Chinese capital of Beijing.
No deaths related to the disease were registered on Wednesday, while 13 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.
Altogether, 78,957 patients had been discharged from hospitals by Wednesday, the report said, adding that a total of 84,165 COVID-19 cases had been reported on the Chinese mainland, including 4,634 deaths.
The total confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows:
Hong Kong: 3,002 (1,591 recoveries, 24 deaths)
Macao: 46 (46 recoveries)
Taiwan: 467 (440 recoveries, 7 deaths)
(Cover: Collecting a swab sample from a resident in the Tianshan District in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 20, 2020. /Xinhua)