A staff member works in a "Falcon" air-inflated laboratory for COVID-19 nucleic acid testing in Manzhouli, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Dec. 3, 2021. (Xinhua/Li Zhipeng)
BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 42 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Sunday.
Of the new local cases, 30 were reported in Inner Mongolia, 10 in Heilongjiang, and two in Yunnan.
Also reported were 17 new imported cases in six provincial-level regions, according to the commission.
No new suspected cases or deaths from COVID-19 were reported on Saturday, it added.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 99,142 by Saturday, including 1,036 patients still receiving treatment, of whom 12 were in severe condition.
A total of 93,470 patients had been discharged from hospitals on the mainland, and 4,636 had died as a result of the virus.
A total of 21 asymptomatic cases were newly reported Saturday, of whom 16 were from outside the mainland. Enditem