Mainland China reports 90 new local COVID-19 cases Tuesday-Xinhua
Mainland China reports 90 new local COVID-19 cases Tuesday-Xinhua

Mainland China reports 90 new local COVID-19 cases Tuesday-Xinhua

Medical workers walk outside a COVID-19 test laboratory in Hohhot in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, February 20, 2022. (Xinhua / Peng Yuan)

BEIJING, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) – On Tuesday, mainland China reported 90 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

According to the commission’s daily report, Inner Mongolia reported 47 of the new local infections, while Beijing reported 10, Liaoning nine, Guangdong seven, Sichuan six and Hubei five. Jiangsu and Yunnan provinces each reported two, while Heilongjiang and Shandong each reported one.

A total of 115 imported COVID-19 cases were reported in 12 provinces at the provincial level on Tuesday, the commission said.

Two new suspected cases, all of which arrived outside the mainland, were also reported in Shanghai, the commission said, adding that no new deaths from COVID-19 were reported on the day.

A total of 67 asymptomatic cases were recently reported on Tuesday, 51 of which arrived outside the mainland, according to the commission.

On Tuesday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported on the Chinese mainland, both local and imported, was 108,194.

There were 1,960 patients still under treatment on Tuesday, 14 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.

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