China reports 11 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 11 new COVID-19 cases

FILE PHOTO: People line up at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mobile vaccination unit in Beijing
People line up at a COVID-19 mobile vaccination unit in Beijing, China, Apr 14, 2021. (File photo: REUTERS/Thomas Peter)

BEIJING: China reported 11 new COVID-19 cases in the mainland on Sunday (May 2), down from 15 cases 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.

New asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, fell to 12 from 16 cases a day earlier.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 90,697, while the death toll remains unchanged at 4,636.

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Source: Reuters/dv