BEIJING: China reported 76 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday (Jul 25), up from 32 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Monday.
Local infections accounted for 40 of the new cases, compared with only five a day earlier, the National Health Commission said in a statement.
Thirty-nine of the local cases were reported in the eastern province of Jiangsu, and one in the north-eastern province of Liaoning, it said.
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The number of new asymptomatic cases – which China does not classify as confirmed cases – rose to 24 from 17 cases a day earlier.
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China stand at 92,605, and the death toll remains at 4,636.
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