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China reports 5 new COVID-19 cases for May 19 vs 6 day earlier

Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 20-05-2020 06:08 IST | Created: 20-05-2020 06:08 IST
China reports 5 new COVID-19 cases for May 19 vs 6 day earlier

China recorded five new coronavirus cases for May 19, down from six a day earlier, the National Health Commission reported on Wednesday.

Four of the new cases were local tranmissions and one was a so-called imported case involving a traveller from overseas, the commission said in a statement, compared with 3 imported cases reported the previousday.

The total number of COVID-19 infections in China to date now stands at 82,965, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.


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