The Chinese mainland on Thursday recorded 12 new COVID-19 cases, one locally-transmitted and 11 from overseas, the National Health Commission announced on Friday.
The single local infection was reported in southwest China's Sichuan Province, health officials said.
Eleven new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were also recorded, while 198 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.
No COVID-19 deaths were reported on Thursday. Meanwhile, nine patients were discharged from hospitals. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 86,789, with 4,634 deaths.
The total confirmed infections in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows:
Hong Kong: 7,899 (6,534 recoveries, 125 deaths)
Macao: 46 (46 recoveries)
Taiwan: 757 (616 recoveries, 7 deaths)
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