China reports 157 new COVID-19 cases on Jan 9 vs 165 a day earlier

China reported 157 new confirmed coronavirus cases for Jan. 9, down slightly from 165 a day earlier, its health authority said on Monday. Most of the new local cases were in Henan, Tianjin and Shaanxi. China reported 42 new asymptomatic cases, which it classifies separately from confirmed cases, down from 46 a day earlier.


Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 10-01-2022 06:27 IST | Created: 10-01-2022 06:27 IST
China reports 157 new COVID-19 cases on Jan 9 vs 165 a day earlier
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China reported 157 new confirmed coronavirus cases for Jan. 9, down slightly from 165 a day earlier, its health authority said on Monday. Of the new infections, 97 were locally transmitted, according to a statement by the National Health Commission, compared with 92 a day earlier. Most of the new local cases were in Henan, Tianjin and Shaanxi.

China reported 42 new asymptomatic cases, which it classifies separately from confirmed cases, down from 46 a day earlier. There were no new deaths, leaving the death toll at 4,636. Mainland China had 103,776 confirmed cases as of Jan. 9.

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