Chinese mainland reports 4,988 new local COVID-19 cases

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a man for nucleic acid test in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, Aug 26, 2022. (GUO CHENG / XINHUA) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 4,988 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.Altogether 22,859 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. ALSO […]

Chinese mainland reports 4,247 new local COVID-19 cases

This undated file photo shows a medical worker taking a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing in Chongqing. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 4,247 locally transmitted, confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Monday. Altogether 25,477 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. A total of […]

Chinese mainland reports 4,168 new local COVID-19 cases

This undated photo shows a medical worker taking a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing in Beijing. (PHOTO / VCG) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 4,168 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Sunday. Altogether 27,433 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. A total of 3,341 […]

Chinese mainland reports 4,080 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Medical workers from Nanfang Hospital collect samples for nucleic acid tests in Liwan district of Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province, May 27, 2021. (DENG HUA/XINHUA) BEIJING — The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 4,080 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Thursday. Altogether 31,720 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Wednesday saw […]

Mainland reports 4,236 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

A citizen receives COVID-19 nucleic acid test at a COVID-19 testing site in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province, Feb 22, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 4,236 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Wednesday. Altogether 33,376 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. A total of […]

Chinese mainland reports 3,648 new local COVID-19 cases

Community workers prepare daily necessities for residents in an area with a high COVID risk in Chongqing on Nov 21, 2022.  (LI HONGBO / FOR CHINA DAILY) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 3,648 locally transmitted, confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Sunday. Altogether 35,858 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. […]

COVID control: China ramps up livelihood, economic support

The Sept 2, 2022 file photo shows locals buying vegetables at a market under COVID-19 prevention and control measures, in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province. (SHEN BOHAN / XINHUA) BEIJING – Local governments across China are rolling out policies to support businesses and residents amid the ongoing COVID-19 control, allowing virus-hit supermarkets to reopen sooner […]

Mainland reports 3,041 new local COVID-19 cases

This undated file photo shows a medical worker taking a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid testing in Chongqing. (PHOTO / XINHUA) CHONGQING/BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 3,041 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Friday. Altogether 29,654 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. A total of […]

Speed, service key for COVID control

Precise identification of at-risk areas also needed to gain upper hand, official says Residents undergo nucleic acid testing in Hohhot's Yuquan district, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Sunday. The regional capital has reported nearly 2,800 COVID-19 cases since Sept 28. (DING GENHOU / FOR CHINA DAILY) Intensifying the clampdown on COVID-19 containment malpractices, increasing the […]