The Chinese mainland recorded 373 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 360 linked to local transmissions and 13 from overseas, data from the National Health Commission showed on Thursday.
A total of 4,740 new asymptomatic cases were also recorded on Wednesday, and 118,737 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.
Confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now total 218,571, with the death toll at 5,141.
The latest tally of confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan region is as follows:
Hong Kong: 330,982 (59,976 recoveries, 9,328 deaths)
Macao: 82 (82 recoveries)
Taiwan: 202,418 (13,742 recoveries, 881 deaths)
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