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Mainland reports 21 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

A kid receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a school in Hohhot, north China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Nov 23, 2021. (PENG YUAN / XINHUA)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 21 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Monday.

Of the new local cases, 20 were reported in Inner Mongolia and one in Yunnan.

Also reported were 20 new imported cases in six provincial-level regions, according to the National Health Commission

Also reported were 20 new imported cases in six provincial-level regions, according to the commission.

No new suspected cases or new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Sunday, it added.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 98,672 by Sunday, including 787 patients still receiving treatment, of whom eight were in severe condition.

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A total of 93,249 patients had been discharged from hospitals following recovery on the mainland, and 4,636 had died as a result of the virus.

A total of 22 asymptomatic cases were newly reported Sunday, of whom 18 were from outside the mainland. There were a total of 456 asymptomatic cases, including 385 arriving from outside the mainland, under medical observation as of Sunday.

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