(Reuters) – Mainland China reported nine new COVID-19 cases on March 11, down from 11 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Friday.
All of the new cases were imported infections originating from overseas, the National Health Commission said in a statement. The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, stood at 10, matching the tally from a day earlier,
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 90,027, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,636.
(Reporting by Se Young Lee in Washington; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)