Chinese mainland reports 3,927 new local COVID-19 cases

Residents line up to take the nucleic acid tests in Chongqing, China, on Nov 22, 2022. (PHOTO / THE PAPER VIA CHINA DAILY)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 3,927 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Thursday.

Altogether 27,517 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.

A total of 1,826 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Wednesday, said the commission in its daily report.

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Wednesday saw one new death from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,232.