Beijing Jan 24 — The Chinese mainland on Saturday recorded 80 new COVID-19 cases – 65 local transmissions and 15 from overseas, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.
Of the locally transmitted cases, 29 were reported in Heilongjiang Province, 19 in Hebei Province, 12 in Jilin Province and three in Shanghai and two in Beijing, the Commission said in its daily report.
A total of 92 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were recorded, while 1,017 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation. No deaths related to COVID-19 were registered on Saturday, and 30 patients were discharged from hospitals.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland has reached 88,991, and the death toll stands at 4,635.