Chinese mainland reports 9 new COVID-19 cases, all from overseas
Updated 08:29, 28-Aug-2020

The Chinese mainland registered nine new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all from overseas, Chinese health authorities said on Friday. This is the 12th consecutive day that the mainland has reported no domestic transmissions.

No deaths linked to the coronavirus disease were recorded on Thursday, while 45 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 85,013 and the cumulative death toll at 4,634, with 358 asymptomatic patients under medical observation.

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

Hong Kong: 4,755 (4,200 recoveries, 81 deaths)

Macao: 46 (46 recoveries)

Taiwan: 487 (462 recoveries, 7 deaths)