China reports 6 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 6 new COVID-19 cases

FILE PHOTO: People line up to get their nucleic acid test on the sports ground of a school followin
People line up to get their nucleic acid test on the sports ground of a school following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, China, January 22, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

BEIJING: China reported six new COVID-19 cases on Saturday (Feb 27), down from 10 cases a day earlier, the national health authority said on Sunday.

The National Health Commission said in a statement all of the new cases were imported infections. Six new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, were reported, compared with eight the day before.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China stand at 89,893, while the death toll remains 4,636, according to the statement.

BOOKMARK THIS: Our comprehensive coverage of the coronavirus outbreak and its developments

Download our app or subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak: https://cna.asia/telegram

Source: Reuters

Bookmark