Mainland China Reports 21 New Covid-19 Cases Up From 15 A Day Earlier
Visitors wearing face masks pose as they take a selfie with Disney characters Donald Duck and Daisy Duck during the reopening day of Disneyland to the public, after a second closure due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hong Kong, China, September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Mainland China reported 21 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Oct. 10, up from 15 a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Sunday.
All the new cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas, the National Health Commission said in a statement.
The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed, fell to 23 from 39 a day earlier. All of them were imported. The total confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China stands at 85,557, while the death toll remained at 4,634.