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China reports 81 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 81 new COVID-19 cases

Passengers wait to enter a railway station, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China on Aug 6, 2021. (Photo: Reuters/Tingshu Wang)

BEIJING: China reported 81 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland for Wednesday (Aug 11), compared with 111 a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission.

Of the new infections, 61 were locally transmitted, the health authority said on Thursday. That compared with 83 local cases a day earlier.

China reported 38 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases, which it does not classify as confirmed infections, compared with 30 a day earlier.

No new deaths were reported.

As of Aug 11, mainland China had recorded 94,161 confirmed cases, with the cumulative death toll unchanged at 4,636.

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Source: Reuters

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