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Mainland China reports 11 new coronavirus cases

Medical worker collects a swab from a woman for nucleic acid testing, in Qingdao

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China reported 11 new coronavirus cases in the mainland on Oct. 20, down from 19 a day earlier, the country’s health authority said on Wednesday.

All of the new cases were imported, the National Health Commission said in its daily bulletin.

It also reported another 15 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases, down from 24 a day earlier.

China has now reported a total of 85,715 confirmed coronavirus cases since the outbreak began, with a death toll of 4,634.

(Reporting by Wang Jing and David Stanway; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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