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Mainland China reports 19 new COVID-19 cases

All of the new infections were imported, the National Health Commission said in a statement. China reported 24 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 33 a day earlier. As of Monday, mainland China had 85,704 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said.

Reuters | Shanghai | Updated: 20-10-2020 06:08 IST | Created: 20-10-2020 06:08 IST
Mainland China reports 19 new COVID-19 cases

China reported 19 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Oct. 19, up from 13 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Tuesday. All of the new infections were imported, the National Health Commission said in a statement.

China reported 24 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 33 a day earlier. As of Monday, mainland China had 85,704 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.


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