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Chinese mainland records 682 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Release time:2022-08-18 Publisher:South Asia Development

The Chinese mainland recorded 682 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 614 attributed to local transmissions and 68 from overseas, data from the National Health Commission showed on Thursday.

A total of 2,888 asymptomatic cases were also recorded on Wednesday, and 17,175 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation.  

The cumulative number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland is 237,580, with the death toll from COVID-19 standing at 5,226.  

The latest tally of confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and Taiwan region is as follows:

Hong Kong: 368,571 (70,870 recoveries, 9,584 deaths)  

Macao: 793 (785 recoveries, six deaths)  

Taiwan: 4,952,570 (13,742 recoveries, 9,506 deaths)