A worker in a protective suit takes a throat swab sample for a COVID-19 test in Wenchang, Hainan province, Nov 22, 2020. (MARK SCHIEFELBEIN / AP)
BEIJING – The Chinese mainland Friday reported 310 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 262 were in Hainan, the National Health Commission said Saturday.
Friday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226
Altogether 275 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 212 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Friday, said the commission in its report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 223,498 on the Chinese mainland as of Friday.
Friday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226.