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Mainland China reports 11 new COVID-19 cases vs 20 a day earlier

Mainland China reported 11 new COVID-19 cases on Oct. 14, down from 20 a day earlier, the country's health authority said on Thursday. The National Health Commission said 10 of the cases were imported infections originating from overseas, compared with 14 a day earlier.

Reuters | Shanghai | Updated: 15-10-2020 06:06 IST | Created: 15-10-2020 06:06 IST
Mainland China reports 11 new COVID-19 cases vs 20 a day earlier

Mainland China reported 11 new COVID-19 cases on Oct. 14, down from 20 a day earlier, the country's health authority said on Thursday. The National Health Commission said 10 of the cases were imported infections originating from overseas, compared with 14 a day earlier. One new local infection was reported in Qingdao, where the city government is seeking to test every person this week due to recent cases linked to a hospital treating imported infections.

The commission also reported 23 new asymptomatic cases, up from 18 a day earlier. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 85,622, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.


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