Chinese mainland reports 49 new COVID-19 cases
Updated 11:21, 02-Aug-2020

The Chinese mainland registered 49 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 16 from overseas and 33 domestically transmitted, the National Health Commission said on Sunday. 

Of the domestic transmissions, 30 were reported in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and three in northeastern Liaoning Province. 

No deaths related to the disease were registered on Saturday, while 14 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals. 

Altogether, 79,003 patients had been discharged from hospitals by Saturday, the report said, adding that a total of 84,385 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: 

Hong Kong: 3,396 (1,858 recoveries, 31 deaths) 

Macao: 46 (46 recoveries) 

Taiwan: 474 (441 recoveries, 7 deaths)