Chinese mainland reports 12 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a woman for a nucleic acid test at a testing spot in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu province, on July 29, 2021. (Li Bo / Xinhua)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland Thursday reported 12 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, nine of which were in Anhui province, the National Health Commission said Friday.

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