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China reports 31 new COVID-19 cases in mainland, vs 37 day earlier

FILE PHOTO: People ride shared bicycles past the CCTV headquarters in the Central Business District in Beijing

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported 31 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Aug 7, down from 37 a day earlier, the country’s health authority said on Saturday.

Of the new cases, six were imported infections involving travellers from overseas compared with 10 such cases reported a day earlier, the National Health Commission said in a statement published on its website.

There were also 14 new asymptomatic cases, same as a day earlier.

Total number of infections in mainland China now stand at 84,596, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.

(Reporting by Beijing Newsroom; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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