BEIJING, 16th April, 2022 (WAM) — The Chinese mainland Friday reported 3,867 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 3,590 were in Shanghai, according to the report of the National Health Commission (NHC) Saturday.
Apart from Shanghai, 14 other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new local COVID-19 cases, including 195 in the northeastern province of Jilin.
Chinese news agency Xinhua quoted NHC as saying that Shanghai also reported 19,923 locally-transmitted asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus Friday, out of a total of 20,813 local asymptomatic carriers newly identified on the mainland.
A total of 2,818 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Friday, the NHC said.
That brought the mainland’s total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery to 148,170 as of Friday.