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China reports 15 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 15 new COVID-19 cases

Medical workers stand outside booths during a government-organised session for foreigners to receive the vaccine against COVID-19, at a vaccination site in Beijing, China, Mar 23, 2021. (File photo: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

BEIJING: China reported 15 new COVID-19 cases in the mainland for Sunday (Mar 28), up from eight a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Monday.

The National Health Commission, in a statement, said all the new cases were imported infections originating from overseas.

The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, fell to 18 from 19 a day earlier.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 90,182, while the death toll remains unchanged at 4,636.

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Source: Reuters/dv

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