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Chinese mainland reports 162 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

17 May 2022 [23:16] - TODAY.AZ

By Trend

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 162 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 77 were in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission's report Tuesday, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

Apart from Shanghai, eight other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new local COVID-19 cases, including 43 in Beijing.

Shanghai also reported 746 locally-transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Monday, out of a total of 887 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.

Following the recovery of 476 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospital on Monday, there were 5,359 confirmed COVID-19 cases receiving treatment in hospitals across the Chinese mainland.

One new death from COVID-19 was reported in Shanghai, according to the commission.


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