BEIJING, June 19 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported five locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
Shanghai reported three, and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and Liaoning Province each reported one, said the commission.
A total of 22 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in nine provincial-level regions, including six in Shanghai, four in Inner Mongolia, and three each in Liaoning and Jilin.
Following the recovery of 53 COVID-19 patients who were discharged from hospitals on Saturday, there were 897 confirmed COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment across the Chinese mainland.
Saturday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, and the mainland's total COVID-19 deaths stood at 5,226, said the commission.