Chinese mainland reports 8 new COVID-19 cases
Updated 08:54, 18-Nov-2020

The Chinese mainland registered eight new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday - one locally transmitted in northern Tianjin Municipality and seven from overseas, the National Health Commission announced on Wednesday.

A total of five new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were recorded - one also from Tianjin and four from overseas - while 456 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation. No COVID-19-related deaths were reported on Monday, and 37 patients were discharged from hospitals.

As of Tuesday, the total confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 86,369, with 4,634 fatalities.

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

Hong Kong: 5,470 (5,212 recoveries, 108 deaths)

Macao: 46 (46 recoveries)

Taiwan: 605 (539 recoveries, 7 deaths)