Coronavirus | Chinese mainland reports 115 new cases, 90 in Hebei Province
The Chinese mainland on Tuesday (Jan. 12) recorded 115 new COVID-19 cases – 107 local transmissions and eight from overseas, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.
The domestic cases were reported in northern and northeastern China: 90 in Hebei Province, 16 in Heilongjiang Province and one in Shanxi Province.
Thirty-eight new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were recorded, while 556 asymptomatic patients remain under medical observation. No deaths related to COVID-19 were registered on Tuesday, and 28 patients were discharged from hospitals.
The total number of the confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland has reached 87,706, and the death toll stands at 4,634.
The total number of confirmed infections in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows:
Hong Kong: 9,343 (8,524 recoveries, 160 deaths)
Macao: 46 (46 recoveries)
Taiwan: 838 (730 recoveries, 7 deaths)