Medical workers collect swab samples for residents at Tianshan District in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)
96 out of 102 domestically transmitted cases were reported in Xinjiang, five in Liaoning and one in Beijing.
13 were discharged from hospitals after recovery and no COVID-19-related fatality were reported.
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authority said Thursday that it received reports of 105 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Wednesday, including 102 domestically transmitted cases and three imported ones.
Ninety-six of the 102 domestically transmitted cases were reported in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, five in Liaoning Province, and one in Beijing Municipality, the National Health Commission said in its daily report, adding that one new suspected COVID-19 case imported from abroad was reported in Shanghai Municipality.
No deaths related to the disease were reported Wednesday.
Thirteen COVID-19 patients were newly discharged from hospitals after recovery, the commission said.
As of Wednesday, the overall confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 84,165, including 574 patients who were still being treated, with 33 in severe condition.
Altogether 78,957 people had been discharged after recovery, and 4,634 had died of the disease on the mainland, the commission said.
Provinces of Guangdong, Yunnan and Shaanxi each saw one new imported case on Wednesday.
A medical worker takes a swab sample from a resident for nucleic acid test of COVID-19 at a test site in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, July 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Long Lei)
By the end of Wednesday, a total of 2,059 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Of them, 1,981 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 78 remained hospitalized, with two in serious condition. No deaths from the imported cases had been reported.
There were still two suspected COVID-19 cases, it added.
According to the commission, 18,353 close contacts were still under medical observation after 584 people were discharged from medical observation Wednesday.
Also on Wednesday, 21 new asymptomatic cases, including one from outside the mainland, were reported, and 12 asymptomatic cases were re-categorized as confirmed ones.
The commission said 280 asymptomatic cases, including 90 from outside the mainland, were still under medical observation.
By Wednesday, 3,002 confirmed cases, including 24 deaths, had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), 46 confirmed cases in the Macao SAR, and 467 confirmed cases, including seven deaths, in Taiwan.
A total of 1,591 COVID-19 patients in the Hong Kong SAR, 46 in the Macao SAR, and 440 in Taiwan had been discharged from hospitals after recovery. ■