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Chinese mainland reports 2,277 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Xinhua| Updated: 2022-11-21

BEIJING -- The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 2,277 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Monday.

Altogether 24,547 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.

A total of 982 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Sunday, said the commission in its daily report.

The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery had reached 261,123 on the mainland.

Sunday saw two new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,229.