China reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

China reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing
Railway staff wear protective masks as they walk on a platform of the Beijing South Railway Station, after an outbreak of COVID-19 in Beijing, China on Jul 3, 2020. (Reuters/Thomas Peter)

SHANGHAI: China on Saturday (Jul 4) reported three new COVID-19 cases for Jul 3, compared with five cases a day earlier, the health authority said.

Two of the new infections were imported cases, the National Health Commission said in a statement, while the capital Beijing reported one new case. There were no new deaths.

China also reported four new asymptomatic patients, the same as a day earlier.

As of Jul 3, China had a total of 83,545 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said.

China's death toll from the coronavirus remained at 4,634, unchanged since mid-May.

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Source: Reuters/lk