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Chinese mainland reports no new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases

Updated: Sep 13,2020 09:28 AM    Xinhua

BEIJING — No new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported Sept 12 across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said on Sept 13.

A total of 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported on Sept 12 were from outside the mainland, the commission said in its daily report.

No new deaths related to the disease were reported, the commission said.

On Sept 12, 13 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, according to the commission.

By the end of Sept 12, a total of 2,635 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Of them, 2,484 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 151 remained hospitalized, with one in severe condition. No deaths from the imported cases had been reported.

As of Sept 12, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 85,184. Altogether 80,399 people had been discharged after recovery, and 4,634 had died of the disease, the commission said.

A total of 6,729 close contacts were still under medical observation after 963 were discharged on Sept 12, according to the commission.

Also on Sept 12, 70 new asymptomatic cases, all from outside the mainland, were reported, and no asymptomatic case was re-categorized as a confirmed case.

The commission said 357 asymptomatic cases, including 356 from outside the mainland, were still under medical observation.

By Sept 12, 4,938 confirmed cases including 100 deaths had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), together with 46 confirmed cases in the Macao SAR and 498 cases including seven deaths in Taiwan.

A total of 4,613 COVID-19 patients in the Hong Kong SAR, 46 in the Macao SAR, and 475 in Taiwan had been discharged from hospitals after recovery.