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Mainland reports 5 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 Friday reported five new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Saturday.

Of the new local cases, three were reported in Liaoning and two in Yunnan.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 98,608 by Friday, including 809 patients still receiving treatment, of whom seven were in severe condition

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

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No new deaths from COVID-19 or new suspected cases were reported on Friday, it added.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 98,608 by Friday, including 809 patients still receiving treatment, of whom seven were in severe condition.

A total of 93,163 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 15 asymptomatic cases were newly reported Friday, all from outside the mainland. There were a total of 439 asymptomatic cases, including 370 arriving from outside the mainland, under medical observation as of Friday.  

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