Mainland China reports 14 new COVID-19 cases vs 32 a day earlier

A station staff member wears protective gear as he checks the ID and health status of travellers before they enter the Beijing South Railway Station in Beijing, China July 3, 2020. — Reuters pic
A station staff member wears protective gear as he checks the ID and health status of travellers before they enter the Beijing South Railway Station in Beijing, China July 3, 2020. — Reuters pic

BEIJING, Sept 19 — Mainland China reported 14 new Covid-19 cases on September 18, down from 32 cases reported a day earlier, the Chinese national health authority said today.

The National Health Commission said in a statement that all new cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas. It also reported 24 new asymptomatic cases, up from 20 a day earlier, though China does not classify these patients without symptoms as confirmed Covid-19 cases.

The total number of Covid-19 cases for mainland China now stands at 85,269, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634. — Reuters

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