Beijing Jan 17 — The Chinese mainland on Saturday recorded 109 new COVID-19 cases – 96 local transmissions and 13 from overseas, the National Health Commission said on Sunday.
Among the domestically infected cases, 72 were reported in northern Hebei Province, 12 in northeastern Heilongjiang Province, 10 in northeastern Jilin Province and two in Beijing.
A total of 119 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were recorded, while 746 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation. No deaths related to COVID-19 were registered on Saturday, and 17 patients were discharged from hospitals.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland has reached 88,227, and the death toll stands at 4,635.