Chinese mainland records 140 new confirmed COVID-19 cases
Updated 09:47, 17-Sep-2022

The Chinese mainland recorded 140 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, with 76 attributed to local transmissions and 64 from overseas, data from the National Health Commission showed on Saturday.

A total of 578 asymptomatic cases were also recorded on Friday, and 18,865 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.  

The cumulative number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland is 248,025, with the death toll from COVID-19 standing at 5,226.  

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

Hong Kong: 405,061 (80,219 recoveries, 9,852 deaths)  

Macao: 793 (787 recoveries, six deaths)  

Taiwan: 5,891,355 (13,742 recoveries, 10,469 deaths)

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