Chinese mainland reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, all from overseas
Updated 08:44, 31-Aug-2020

The Chinese mainland registered 17 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all from overseas, Chinese health authorities said on Monday. This is the 15th consecutive day that the mainland has reported no domestic transmissions.

No deaths linked to the coronavirus disease were recorded on Sunday, while 24 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 85,048 and the cumulative death toll at 4,634, with 340 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: 4,801 (4,320 recoveries, 88 deaths)

Macao: 46 (46 recoveries)

Taiwan: 488 (462 recoveries, 7 deaths)