Mainland reports 38 new local COVID-19 cases

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing at Balizhuang subdistrict in Chaoyang district, Beijing, China, June 11, 2022. (JU HUANZONG / XINHUA)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 38 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, 34 of which were in Anhui province, the National Health Commission said Saturday.