SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China reported 36 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Aug. 3, compared to 43 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Tuesday.
Of the new infections, six were imported, versus 7 a day earlier, according to a statement by the National Health Commission.
China reported 21 new asymptomatic patients, compared to 11 a day earlier.
As of Aug. 3, mainland China had 84,464 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 4,634.
(Reporting by Brenda Goh and Colin Qian; Editing by Himani Sarkar)