Chinese mainland reports 264 new local COVID-19 cases

A property management employee disinfects a resident who just finished COVID-19 nucleic acid testing in Liwan District of Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong province, June 12, 2021. (DENG HUA/ XINHUA)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 264 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 68 in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission's report Tuesday.

A total of 1,235 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.

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A total of 310 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery to 233,914.

Monday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226.