A medic takes swab samples from a resident for nucleic acid testing at Balizhuang subdistrict in Chaoyang district, Beijing, capital of China, May 9, 2022. (LI XIN / XINHUA)
BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 349 confirmed local COVID-19 cases, of which 234 were in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
Shanghai also reported 2,780 locally transmitted asymptomatic infections Monday, out of a total of 3,077 such cases newly identified on the Chinese mainland
Apart from Shanghai, seven other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, including 61 in Beijing and 25 in Henan.
Shanghai also reported 2,780 locally transmitted asymptomatic infections Monday, out of a total of 3,077 such cases newly identified on the mainland.
Following the recovery of 1,019 COVID-19 patients on Monday, there were 8,068 confirmed COVID-19 cases receiving treatment in hospitals across the Chinese mainland.
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Monday saw six deaths from COVID-19, all in Shanghai.