Published: 10:16, December 4, 2022 | Updated: 12:51, December 4, 2022
Chinese mainland reports 4,168 new local COVID-19 cases
By Xinhua

This undated photo shows a medical worker taking a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing in Beijing. (PHOTO / VCG)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 4,168 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

Altogether 27,433 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.

A total of 3,341 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Saturday, said the commission in its daily report.

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Saturday saw two new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,235.