SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mainland China reported 17 new COVID-19 cases on Dec. 4, unchanged from a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Saturday.
The National Health Commission said in a statement 15 of the new cases were imported infections. It reported 12 new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, also unchanged from a day earlier.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mainland China stands at 86,601. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.
(Reporting by Andrew Galbraith; Editing by William Mallard)