The Chinese mainland recorded 865 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday with 846 linked to local transmissions and 19 from overseas, data from the National Health Commission showed on Monday.
A total of 6,957 new asymptomatic cases were also recorded on Sunday, and 156,131 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.
Confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now total 217,452, with the death toll at 5,092.
The latest tally of confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan region is as follows:
Hong Kong: 330,725 (59,661 recoveries, 9,313 deaths)
Macao: 82 (82 recoveries)
Taiwan: 132,955 (13,742 recoveries, 868 deaths)
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