The reflections of commuters wearing face masks are seen on a window panel as they walk out from a subway station during the morning rush hour in Beijing, capital of China, Oct 19, 2020. (ANDY WONG / AP)
BEIJING - No new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported Sunday across the Chinese mainland while 13 fresh imported cases were posted, the National Health Commission said Monday.
Of the new imported cases, five were reported in Shanghai, three in Guangdong, two each in Tianjin and Shaanxi, and one in Shanxi, the commission said in its daily report.
Of the new imported cases, five were reported in Shanghai, three in Guangdong, two each in Tianjin and Shaanxi, and one in Shanxi, the National Health Commission said
No new suspected cases or additional deaths related to the disease were reported, the commission said.
Another 16 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, said the commission, adding that there were 249 patients still being treated, four of whom were in severe condition.
By the end of Sunday, a total of 3,123 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Of them, 2,887 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery while 236 remained hospitalized. No deaths from the imported cases had been reported.
So far, a total of 85,685 confirmed cases had been reported on the mainland, including 80,802 recoveries and 4,634 deaths, the commission said.
There were three suspected cases on the mainland, it said, while 7,851 close contacts were still under medical observation after 1,127 were released from observation.
Thirty-three new asymptomatic cases, all arriving from outside the mainland, were reported, and no asymptomatic cases were re-categorized as confirmed cases.
According to the commission, 401 asymptomatic cases, including 400 from outside the mainland, were still under medical observation.
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By Sunday, 5,241 confirmed cases, including 105 deaths, had been reported in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), while 46 cases had been reported in Macao SAR, and 535 cases, including seven deaths, in Taiwan.
A total of 4,973 COVID-19 patients in Hong Kong SAR, 46 in Macao SAR and 491 in Taiwan had been discharged from hospitals after recovery.
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