Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
Home / China / Health

Chinese mainland reports 578 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Xinhua | Updated: 2022-08-20 11:22
Share - WeChat
People line up to receive a COVID-19 test in the Palding village of Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, on Friday morning. [Photo by Palden Nyima/For]

BEIJING -- The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 578 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 469 were in Hainan province, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

Altogether 1,591 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on Friday, including 732 in Hainan and 501 in the Tibet autonomous region, said the commission in its report.

A total of 156 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Friday.

The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 225,353 on the Chinese mainland as of Friday.

Friday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226, according to the commission.

Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349