The Chinese mainland on Saturday recorded 23 new COVID-19 cases, one locally-transmitted and 22 from overseas, the National Health Commission announced on Sunday.
The single local infection was reported in Dalian City of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The male patient, a chef and restaurant owner, was a close contact of one asymptomatic person in the city; he tested positive during group quarantine.
Ten new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were also recorded, while 205 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.
No COVID-19 deaths were registered on Saturday. Meanwhile, 21 patients were discharged from hospitals. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 86,829, with 4,634 deaths.
The total confirmed infections in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows: