China reports 55 new COVID-19 cases vs 103 a day earlier

Reuters | Shanghai | Updated: 12-01-2021 05:51 IST | Created: 12-01-2021 05:51 IST
China reports 55 new COVID-19 cases vs 103 a day earlier

China reported 55 new COVID-19 cases on Jan. 11, down from 103 cases a day earlier, the national health authority said on Tuesday. The National Health Commission said in a statement that 40 of the 42 local infections were in Hebei, the province surrounding Beijing and the worst-hit region in the latest spike in new cases.

The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, rose to 81 from 76 cases a day earlier.

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