Staff prepare medical material for nucleic acid testing at a COVID-19 test site in a residential area of Nankai District in northern China’s Tianjin, January 20, 2022. (Xinhua / Zhao Zishuo)
BEIJING, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) – Mainland China reported 28 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
Of the new local infections, 13 were reported in Guangxi, 11 in Liaoning, two in Yunnan and one each in Tianjin and Guangdong, the commission said in its daily report.
On Saturday, eight provinces at the provincial level also reported 39 imported COVID-19 cases, the commission said.
No new suspected cases or deaths from COVID-19 were reported on the day, it added.
A total of 34 asymptomatic cases were recently reported on Saturday, 33 of which arrived outside the mainland, according to the commission.
As of Saturday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported on the Chinese mainland, both local and imported, had reached 106,930.
There were 1,397 patients still under treatment on Saturday, five of whom were in serious condition. A total of 4,636 patients had died from the virus on the mainland since the outbreak of the disease. ■