The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 80 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 45 were in Shanghai and 22 in Beijing, the National Health Commission said Friday.
Five other provincial-level regions on the mainland also saw new local COVID-19 cases, including seven in Tianjin, and two each in Jilin and Sichuan.
Shanghai also reported 219 locally-transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Thursday, out of a total of 274 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.
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Following the recovery of 216 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Thursday, there were 3,272 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.