BEIJING: China reported on Tuesday (Aug 18) 22 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Aug 17, same as the tally a day earlier, the health authority said.
All of the new infections were imported cases, the National Health Commission said in a statement, making it the second straight day for zero new locally transmitted cases. There were no new deaths.
China also reported 17 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 37 a day earlier.
As of Aug 17, mainland China had a total of 84,871 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said. China’s death toll from the coronavirus remained unchanged at 4,634.
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