1st LD-Writethru: Chinese mainland reports 60 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2021-12-07 11:00:29|Editor: huaxia

A volunteer helps a resident to show her health code on a mobile phone in the border city of Manzhouli in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Dec. 6, 2021. (Xinhua/Wei Jingyu)

BEIJING, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 60 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Tuesday.

Of the new local cases, 55 were reported in Inner Mongolia, two each in Heilongjiang and Yunnan and one in Zhejiang.

Also reported were 34 new imported cases in eight provincial-level regions, according to the commission.

Two new suspected cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported in Shanghai and no new deaths from COVID-19 were reported on Monday, it added.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 99,297 by Monday, including 1,107 patients still receiving treatment, of whom 16 were in severe condition.

A total of 93,554 patients had been discharged from hospitals on the mainland, and 4,636 had died as a result of the virus.

A total of 14 asymptomatic cases were newly reported Monday, of whom 10 were from outside the mainland.

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