The Chinese mainland recorded 237 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 222 linked to local transmissions and 15 from overseas, data from the National Health Commission showed on Thursday.
A total of 1,680 new asymptomatic cases were also recorded on Wednesday, and 75,532 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.
Confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now number 220,958, with the total death toll from COVID-19 at 5,203.
The latest tally of confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan region is as follows:
Hong Kong: 331,420 (60,841 recoveries, 9,355 deaths)
Macao: 82 (82 recoveries)
Taiwan: 505,455 (13,742 recoveries, 951 deaths)