No new Covid-19 cases reported in Chinese mainland
October 10, 2020, 10:22 AM
Publish- October 10, 2020, 10:22 AM
A medical worker collects a throat swab from a citizen at a nucleic acid testing site in Haidian District of Beijing, capital of China. Xinhua File Photo
No new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported across the Chinese mainland while 15 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on Friday.
The National Health Commission revealed it on Saturday, reports Xinhua..
A total of 15 confirmed cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported, the commission said in its daily report.
No new suspected cases or deaths related to the disease were reported, the commission added.
Of the new imported cases, five were reported in Sichuan, three in Shaanxi, two respectively in Tianjin, Liaoning and Shanghai, as well as one in Guangdong.
On Friday, 15 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland.
By the end of Friday, a total of 2,987 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Of them, 2,781 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 206 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 85,536, including the 206 patients still being treated.
Altogether 80,696 patients had been discharged after recovery, and 4,634 had died of the disease on the mainland, the commission said.
There were four suspected COVID-19 cases on the mainland, while 8,164 close contacts were still under medical observation after 857 were discharged Friday, according to the commission.