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Chinese mainland reports 59 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Xinhua|Updated: 2021-09-14

BEIJING -- The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 59 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, all in Fujian province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Sept 14.

Also reported were 33 new imported cases, including 14 in Yunnan, eight in Guangdong, six in Shanghai, two in Sichuan, and one each in Beijing, Fujian and Shandong.

No new suspected cases or new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Monday, the commission said.

A total of 8,678 imported cases had been reported on the mainland by the end of Monday. Among them, 8,072 had been discharged from hospitals following recovery, and 606 remained hospitalized. No deaths had been reported among the imported cases.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland reached 95,340 by Monday, including 810 patients still receiving treatment, four of whom were in severe conditions.

A total of 89,894 patients had been discharged from hospitals following recovery on the mainland, and 4,636 had died as a result of the virus.

There were no suspected COVID-19 cases on the mainland on Monday.

A total of 20 asymptomatic cases were newly reported, 19 of whom arrived from outside the mainland and one was a local case. There were a total of 401 asymptomatic cases, of whom 362 were imported, under medical observation as of Monday.

By the end of Monday, 12,146 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 213 deaths, had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, while 63 cases had been reported in the Macao SAR, and 16,093 cases, including 839 deaths, had been reported in Taiwan.

A total of 11,850 COVID-19 patients in the Hong Kong SAR had been discharged from hospitals following recovery, while 63 had been discharged in the Macao SAR, and 13,742 had been discharged in Taiwan.