China reports 11 new COVID-19 cases in mainland vs 7 a day earlier

Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 18-02-2021 06:28 IST | Created: 18-02-2021 06:28 IST
China reports 11 new COVID-19 cases in mainland vs 7 a day earlier

China reported 11 new mainland COVID-19 cases on Feb. 17, official data showed on Thursday, up from seven a day earlier but once again there were no locally transmitted infections.

The National Health Commission said in a statement that all new cases were imported infections that originated from overseas. New asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed COVID-19 cases, rose to 20 from six a day earlier.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 89,806, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,636.

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