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Mainland China reports 15 new COVID-19 cases vs 21 a day earlier

All the new cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas, the National Health Commission said in a statement. The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, rose to 39 from 15 a day earlier. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 85,536, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.

Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 10-10-2020 06:54 IST | Created: 10-10-2020 06:54 IST
Mainland China reports 15 new COVID-19 cases vs 21 a day earlier

Mainland China reported 15 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Oct. 9, down from 21 a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Saturday. All the new cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas, the National Health Commission said in a statement.

The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, rose to 39 from 15 a day earlier. All of them were imported. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 85,536, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.


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