Thu, 21 Jan 2021

© Provided by Xinhua | Staff members spray disinfectant at a community which was classified as a medium-risk area for COVID-19, in Yuhua District of Shijiazhuang, north China's Hebei Province, Jan. 12, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Xiao)

BEIJING, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 138 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, of whom 124 were locally transmitted and the rest arrived from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Thursday.

Of the locally transmitted cases, 81 were reported in north China's Hebei Province and 43 in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, the commission said in its daily report.

One death related to the disease was reported in Hebei on Wednesday, with no new suspected cases reported.

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