BEIJING, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- No new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported Saturday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
A total of 15 confirmed cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported, the commission said in its daily report.
One new suspected COVID-19 case from outside the mainland was reported in Shanghai. No new deaths related to the disease were reported, the commission added.
Of the new imported cases, five were reported in Shanghai, three each in Liaoning and Guangdong, two in Shanxi, and one each in Tianjin and Shaanxi, the commission said in its daily report.
On Saturday, 15 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland.
By the end of Saturday, a total of 3,228 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. Of them, 2,974 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 254 remained hospitalized. No deaths from the imported cases had been reported.
As of Saturday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland had reached 85,790 including 265 patients still being treated, three of whom were in severe condition.
Altogether 80,891 patients had been discharged after recovery, and 4,634 had died of the disease on the mainland, the commission said.
There were five suspected COVID-19 cases on the mainland, while 7,871 close contacts were still under medical observation after 886 were discharged Saturday, according to the commission.