The Chinese mainland recorded 374 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, with 356 linked to local transmissions and 18 from overseas, data from the National Health Commission showed on Friday.
A total of 4,340 new asymptomatic cases were also recorded on Thursday, and 111,906 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.
Confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now total 218,945, with the death toll at 5,153.
The latest tally of confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan region is as follows:
Hong Kong: 331,097 (60,119 recoveries, 9,333 deaths)
Macao: 82 (82 recoveries)
Taiwan: 232,402 (13,742 recoveries, 886 deaths)