Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases vs 6 a day earlier


Mainland China reported 10 new COVID-19 cases as of September 22, up from 6 a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Wednesday.

The National Health Commission said in a statement that all new cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas.

The number of new asymptomatic infections also rose to 18 from 15 a day earlier, though China does not classify these symptomless patients as confirmed cases.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases for mainland China now stands at 85 307, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4 634.

Source: sabcnews