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COVID-19 Update: China logs 1,410 new local cases & 47 deaths in last 24 hrs

BEIJING: China reported 1,410 new locally transmitted Coronavirus cases and 47 deaths in the past 24 hours, the National Health Commission said on Saturday (April 30). With this, the COVID-19 death toll in the country mounted to 5,022.

As per Xinhua, of these local cases, 1,249 were reported in Shanghai while the rest of the cases were reported in 14 other provincial-level regions, including Beijing, Guangdong, and Sichuan. Notably, of the newly reported local confirmed cases, 1,013 were previously identified as asymptomatic infections.

Besides the local cases, 9,293 local asymptomatic carriers were also identified in the country, of which 8,932 were reported in Shanghai. As many as 3,127 COVID-19 patients recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, while 26,567 people are undergoing treatment in hospitals across the country.