China reports 24 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 24 new COVID-19 cases

FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Xingtai
FILE PHOTO: A medical worker in a protective suit collects a swab sample from a middle school student during a mass nucleic acid testing following a recent coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Xingtai, Hebei province, China January 6, 2021. China Daily via REUTERS

SHANGHAI: China on Wednesday reported 24 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Jun 22, compared with 25 cases a day earlier, the health authority said.

All of the new infections were imported cases, the National Health Commission said in a statement. There were no new deaths.

China also reported 21 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 27 a day earlier.

As of Jun 22, mainland China had a total of 91,653 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said.

China's death toll from the coronavirus remained unchanged at 4,634.

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Source: Reuters/ta