Chinese mainland reports 22 new COVID-19 cases

A giant screen displays news footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping attending the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC), in Beijing, China on 22 May 2020
A giant screen displays news footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping attending the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC), in Beijing, China on 22 May 2020Reuters

Chinese health authority said on Monday that it received reports of 22 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Chinese mainland on Sunday, of which 17 were domestically transmitted.

All domestically-transmitted cases were reported in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the National Health Commission said in its daily report, Xinhua reported.

No deaths related to the disease were reported Sunday, according to the commission.

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