No new locally-transmitted covid-19 cases were reported friday across the chinese mainland, the national health commission said saturday.
meanwhile, six confirmed covid-19 cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported -- two in shanghai, two in guangdong, and one each in fujian and shaanxi, the commission said in its daily report.
one new suspected covid-19 case was reported. no new deaths related to the disease were reported, the commission said.
on friday, nine covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, the commission said.
by the end of friday, a total of 2,625 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. of them, 2,471 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 154 remained hospitalized, with one in severe condition. no deaths from the imported cases had been reported.
as of friday, the total number of confirmed covid-19 cases on the mainland had reached 85,174. altogether 80,386 people had been discharged after recovery, and 4,634 had died of the disease, the commission said.
there was one suspected covid-19 case on the mainland, while 6,800 close contacts were still under medical observation after 351 were discharged friday, according to the commission.
also, on friday, eight new asymptomatic cases, all from outside the mainland, were reported, and one asymptomatic case was re-categorized as a confirmed one.
the commission said 299 asymptomatic cases, including 298 from outside the mainland, were still under medical observation.
by friday, 4,925 confirmed cases including 99 deaths had been reported in the hong kong special administrative region (sar), together with 46 confirmed cases in the macao sar and 498 cases including seven deaths in taiwan.
a total of 4,598 covid-19 patients in the hong kong sar, 46 in the macao sar, and 475 in taiwan had been discharged from hospitals after recovery.