SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China reported 18 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Oct. 22, compared with 14 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Friday.
All 18 of the new infections were imported, according to a statement by the National Health Commission.
China reported 11 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 25 a day earlier.
As of Oct. 22, mainland China had 85,747 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 4,634.
(Reporting by Emily Chow and Wang Jing; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)