The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 63 new COVID-19 cases – 52 cases of local transmission and 11 from overseas, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.
The locally transmitted cases were reported in north and northeast China: 51 in Hebei Province and one in Liaoning Province.
Moreover, 79 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were recorded, while 423 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation. No death related to COVID-19 was registered on Wednesday, while 21 patients were discharged from hospitals.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in China has reached 87,278, and the death toll stands at 4,634.
The total number of confirmed infections in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows: