Chinese mainland reports 8 new COVID-19 cases, all from overseas
Updated 08:53, 25-Sep-2020

The Chinese mainland registered eight new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all from overseas, the National Health Commission said on Friday.

One of the new cases was detected in Beijing and was first reported as an asymptomatic case on September 19.

This is the 40th consecutive day without domestic transmissions on the Chinese mainland. No deaths were reported and nine patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases stands at 85,322 and the death toll at 4,634 on the Chinese mainland, while 398 asymptomatic patients are 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: 5,056 (4,758 recoveries, 104 deaths) 

Macao: 46 (46 recoveries) 

Taiwan: 509 (480 recoveries, 7 deaths)