Mainland China reports 80 new COVID-19 cases vs 107 a day earlier

Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 24-01-2021 06:05 IST | Created: 24-01-2021 06:05 IST
Mainland China reports 80 new COVID-19 cases vs 107 a day earlier

Mainland China reported 80 new COVID-19 cases on Jan. 23, down from 107 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Sunday.

The National Health Commission, in a statement, said 65 of the new cases were local infections. The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, fell to 92 from 99 cases a day earlier.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mainland China now stands at 88,991, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,635.

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