The Chinese mainland on Monday recorded 55 new COVID-19 cases – 42 local transmission and 13 from overseas, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
The domestic cases were reported in northern and northeastern China: 40 in Hebei Province, one in Heilongjiang Province and one in Beijing.
Eighty-one new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were recorded, while 565 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation. No deaths related to COVID-19 were registered on Monday, and 31 patients were discharged from hospitals.
The total number of the confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland has reached 87,591, 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: