SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China reported 24 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Oct. 15, compared with 10 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Friday.
All of the new infections were imported, according to a statement by the National Health Commission.
China reported 10 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 23 a day earlier.
As of Oct. 15, mainland China had 85,646 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll stands at 4,634.
(Reporting by Brenda Goh and Wang Jing; editing by Richard Pullin)