China reports 14 new coronavirus cases for August 24 vs 16 a day earlier

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:57 AM Print This Post

China reported 14 new COVID-19 cases for August 24, all of which were imported infections involving travellers from overseas, the country’s health authority said on Tuesday.

This compared with 16 new cases reported a day earlier, all imported as well, and marked the ninth consecutive day of no locally transmitted cases.

The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 84,981, while the death toll remains unchanged at 4,634.

The National Health Commission said in a statement that there were 16 new asymptomatic casespatients who are infected with the coronavirus but not exhibiting any symptomscompared with 27 reported a day earlier.


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