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China reports three new coronavirus cases in mainland on July 1

People wearing face masks are seen at the Sanlitun shopping area, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China on Thursday reported three new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 1, compared with three cases a day earlier, the health authority said.

Two of the new infections were imported cases, the National Health Commission said in a statement, while the capital city of Beijing reported one new case. There were no new deaths.

China also reported two new asymptomatic patients, down from three a day earlier.

As of July 1, mainland China had a total of 83,537 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said.

China’s death toll from the coronavirus remained at 4,634.

(Reporting by Emily Chow and Wang Jing; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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