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Mainland reports 36 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

Residents walk on the streets of Beijing, capital of China, Sept 1, 2021. (NG HAN GUAN / AP)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 36 imported COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Tuesday.

Of the new imported infections, 22 were posted in Yunnan, four each in Shanghai and Fujian, two each in Liaoning and Guangdong, and one each in Zhejiang and Shandong, said the commission.

No additional deaths or suspected cases related to COVID-19 were reported.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland reached 95,064 by Monday, including 89,602 recoveries. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,636

There were 826 patients still receiving treatment, seven of whom were in severe conditions, the commission said.

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By the end of Monday, a total of 8,504 imported cases had been reported on the mainland with no fatalities. 

Overall, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland reached 95,064 by Monday, including 89,602 recoveries. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,636.

Also on Monday, 10 new asymptomatic cases were reported, all of whom arrived from outside the mainland. There were a total of 401 asymptomatic cases, of whom 366 were imported, under medical observation.

By the end of Monday, 12,123 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 212 deaths, had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), 63 casesin the Macao SAR, and 16,035 cases, including 837 deaths, in Taiwan.

A total of 11,821 COVID-19 patients in the Hong Kong SAR had been discharged from hospitals following recovery, 61 in the Macao SAR, and 13,742 in Taiwan.  

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