BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 97 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Friday.
Altogether 625 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified.
A total of 184 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland on Thursday, said the commission in its report.
The total number of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals after recovery reached 242,254 on the Chinese mainland as of Thursday.
Thursday saw no new deaths from COVID-19, with the total death toll at 5,226.