The Chinese mainland on Tuesday registered nine new COVID-19 cases, two locally transmitted and seven from overseas, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.
Three new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were recorded, while 259 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation. No COVID-19-related deaths were reported on Tuesday, and 18 patients were discharged from hospitals.
As of Tuesday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 86,551, with 4,634 fatalities.
The total confirmed infections in the Hong Kong and Macao SARs and the Taiwan region are as follows: