Chinese mainland reports 16 new COVID-19 cases
Updated 09:31, 21-Nov-2020

The Chinese mainland registered 16 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, of which nine cases were from overseas, the National Health Commission announced on Saturday.

Seven cases were domestically transmitted, with five reported in north China's Tianjin and two in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

A total of 18 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were recorded, while 378 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation. No COVID-19-related deaths were reported on Friday, and 19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

As of Friday, the total confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 86,414, 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: 5,517 (5,239 recoveries, 108 deaths)

Macao: 46 (46 recoveries)

Taiwan: 611 (546 recoveries, seven deaths)