Thu, 24 Sep 2020

A staff member conducts disinfection at a hospital in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 21, 2020. (Xinhua/Song Yanhua)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese health authority said Sunday that it received reports of 23 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Saturday, including 15 locally transmitted ones.

All locally-transmitted cases were reported in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

No deaths related to the disease or newly suspected COVID-19 cases were reported Saturday, the commission said. ■

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