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Mainland reports 95 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

A medical worker collects swab sample from a citizen for nucleic acid testing at a mobile testing site in Xincheng District of Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi province, Jan 2, 2022. (TAO MING / XINHUA)

BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 95 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Saturday.

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Of the new local cases, 46 were reported in Shaanxi, 43 in Henan, four in Zhejiang, and two in Guangdong, the commission said.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 103,454 by Friday, including 3,367 patients still receiving treatment

Also reported were 64 new imported cases in 10 provincial-level regions, according to the commission.

One suspected case from outside the mainland was newly reported in Shanghai, said the commission, adding that no new deaths from COVID-19 were reported on the day.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 103,454 by Friday, including 3,367 patients still receiving treatment, of whom 27 were in severe condition.

A total of 95,451 patients had been discharged from hospitals on the mainland, and 4,636 had died as a result of the virus.

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A total of 52 asymptomatic cases were newly reported Friday, 46 of whom arrived from outside the mainland.