Chinese mainland reports 24 new imported COVID-19 cases

2020-10-16 01:35:36 GMT2020-10-16 09:35:36(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland reported 24 new imported COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 3,084, the National Health Commission said Friday.

Of the new imported cases, 11 were reported in Shanghai, five in Inner Mongolia, two each in Tianjin, Jiangsu and Guangdong, and one each in Fujian and Chongqing, the commission said in its daily report.

Among all the imported cases, 2,844 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery while 240 remained hospitalized, the commission said.

No deaths had been reported from the imported cases.