SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China reported 13 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Oct. 17, the same as a day earlier, the health commission said on Sunday.
All of the new infections were imported, according to a statement by the National Health Commission.
China reported 34 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 11 a day earlier.
As of Saturday, mainland China had 85,672 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll stands at 4,634.
(Reporting by Emily Chow and Wang Jing; Editing by William Mallard)