If we receive a notification on the Xiaomi smartphone, we will also receive a notification badge. A small red dot will appear above the app icon to alert us to a new notification. We can (de)activate these badge individually for each app.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  Notification badges
Step 4:  Enable or disable  notification badges  for an app
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Notifications
  3. Tap on Notification badges
  4. Enable or disable notification badges for an app

Xiaomi Instructions