Mainland reports 164 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Medical workers use a mobile stand to provide COVID-19 testing in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Sept 3, 2022. (HAO FEI / FOR CHINADAILY)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 164 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 81 in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission's report on Monday.

A total of 785 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.

A total of 545 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Sunday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery to 236,201.

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

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