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China reports 20 new coronavirus cases on June 14 vs 23 previous day

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks walk at a main shopping area in Shanghai

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported 20 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 14, compared with 23 a day earlier, the country’s health authority said on Tuesday.

Of the new cases, two were local transmissions, down from four a day earlier, the National Health Commission said. All the new local cases were in southern Guangdong province.

China also reported 25 new asymptomatic infections, compared with 24 a day earlier. China does not classify symptomless infections as confirmed cases.

As of Monday, China had a total of 91,471 confirmed infections. Its death toll stood unchanged at 4,636.

(Reporting by Lusha Zhang and Ryan Woo; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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