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Chinese mainland reports 222 new local Covid-19 cases, 144 in Shanghai

The Chinese mainland reported 222 confirmed local Covid-19 cases, of which 144 were in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.

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The Chinese mainland reported 222 confirmed local Covid-19 cases, of which 144 were in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.

Apart from Shanghai, seven other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, including 35 in Beijing and 21 in Henan.

Shanghai also reported 1,305 locally transmitted asymptomatic infections on Wednesday, out of a total of 1,630 such cases newly identified on the mainland, Xinhua news agency reported.

Following the recovery of 571 Covid-19 patients who were discharged from hospital on Wednesday, there were 7,229 confirmed Covid-19 cases receiving treatment in hospitals across the Chinese mainland.

Wednesday saw five deaths from Covid-19, all in Shanghai.

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First Published: Thu, May 12 2022. 17:32 IST
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