Chinese mainland reports 7 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

8 July 2020
2020-07-08 14:44

Chinese health authority said on Wednesday that it received reports of seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Tuesday, of which all were imported. Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region reported four imported cases, while Shanxi, Guangdong and Yunnan provinces each reported one, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

Neither deaths related to the disease nor suspected infections were reported. A total of 1,949 imported cases had been reported on the mainland. The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 83,572. Six new asymptomatic cases, including five from outside the mainland, were also reported and no asymptomatic cases were re-categorized as confirmed ones. Moreover, 1,299 confirmed cases including seven deaths had been reported in Hong Kong, 46 confirmed cases in Macao, and 449 in Taiwan including seven deaths.

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