The Chinese mainland registered 127 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, four from overseas and 123 domestically transmitted, the National Health Commission said on Friday.
Of the domestic transmissions, 112 were reported in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and 11 in northeastern Liaoning Province.
No deaths related to the disease were registered on Thursday, while 17 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.
Altogether, 78,974 patients had been discharged from hospitals by Thursday, the report said, adding that a total of 84,292 COVID-19 cases had been reported on the Chinese mainland since the start of the epidemic, including 4,634 deaths.
The total confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows: