BEIJING, May 17 (CGTN) --The Chinese mainland reported three new domestic COVID-19 cases, all from northeast China's Jilin Province, and two new imported infections on Saturday, according to the National Health Commission (NHC). No new deaths were reported.
The commission also reported 12 new asymptomatic patients.
The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now stands at 82,947, the cumulative death toll at 4,634, and 515 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation.
The Chinese health authorities said that eight patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 78,227.
The total confirmed cases in the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions and the Taiwan region are as follows:
Hong Kong: 1,052 (1,022 recoveries, 4 deaths)
Macao: 45 (44 recoveries)
Taiwan: 440 (389 recoveries, 7 deaths)