Chinese mainland reports 102 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

(Xinhua) 10:56, September 16, 2022

A medical worker works in an air-inflated testing lab in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Sept. 5, 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Qiong)

BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 102 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 43 in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission's report Friday.

A total of 746 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.

A total of 799 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals to 238,413.

Thursday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll remaining at 5,226. 

(Web editor: Zhong Wenxing, Liang Jun)


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