Chinese mainland reports 93 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2021-01-18 09:07:28|Editor: huaxia

Staff members work in a temporary COVID-19 testing lab in Wangkui County, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 17, 2021. (Photo by Zhang Tao/Xinhua)

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 109 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 93 locally transmitted cases and 16 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Monday.

Of the locally transmitted cases, 54 were reported in Hebei, 30 in Jilin, seven in Heilongjiang, and two in Beijing, the commission said in its daily report.

Two new suspected cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported in Shanghai on Sunday, said the commission, adding that no deaths related to the disease were reported.