Chinese mainland records 159 confirmed COVID-19 cases
Updated 10:44, 08-Jan-2022

The Chinese mainland recorded 159 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, with 95 linked to local transmissions and 64 from overseas, data from the National Health Commission showed on Saturday.

A total of 52 new asymptomatic cases were also recorded, and 661 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.

Confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now total 103,454, with the death toll remaining unchanged at 4,636 since January last year.

The latest tally of confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan region is as follows:

Hong Kong: 12,749 (12,235 recoveries, 213 deaths)

Macao: 79 (77 recoveries)

Taiwan: 17,258 (13,742 recoveries, 850 deaths)

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