Chinese mainland reports 55 new Covid-19 cases

Beijing, Jan 12 : The Chinese mainland has reported 55 newly Covid-19 cases, of which 42 were locally transmitted and the rest 13 arrived from outside, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.

According to the Commission, of the locally transmitted cases, 40 were reported in Hebei province, and one each in Beijing and Heilongjiang province, Xinhua news agency.

By the end of Monday, a total of 4,443 imported cases had been reported on the mainland.

Among them, 4,152 had been discharged from hospitals following recovery, and 291 remained hospitalised.

The total number of confirmedcases on the mainland has reached 87,591, including 697 patients still receiving treatment, 18 of whom were in severe condition.

A total of 82,260 patients had been discharged, and 4,634 died of the disease, according to the Commission.



Source: IANS