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Published: 11:43, April 23, 2022
Chinese mainland reports 2,971 new local COVID-19 cases
By Xinhua
Published:11:43, April 23, 2022 By Xinhua

A staff member disinfects a truck transporting food in Shanghai, east China, April 22, 2022. (PHOTO/XINHUA)

BEIJING - The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 2,971 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 2,736 were in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission's report Saturday.

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Friday saw 12 deaths from COVID-19, all in Shanghai, bringing the mainland's total COVID-19 deaths to 4,686

Apart from Shanghai, 16 other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new local COVID-19 cases, including 136 in the northeastern province of Jilin, and six in Beijing.

Shanghai also reported 20,634 locally transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Friday, out of a total of 21,355 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.

Following the recovery of 3,127 COVID-19 patients on Friday, there were 30,662 confirmed COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment in hospitals across the country.

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Friday saw 12 deaths from COVID-19, all in Shanghai, bringing the mainland's total COVID-19 deaths to 4,686.


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