Mainland reports 123 new local, confirmed COVID-19 cases

Medical workers of an air-inflated testing lab prepare to receive nucleic acid samples in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province, Sept 5, 2022. (LIU QIONG / XINHUA)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 123 locally transmitted, confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 57 were in Guizhou and 28 in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission's report on Wednesday.

A total of 485 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.

A total of 327 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Tuesday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery to 240,121.

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