SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mainland China reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 14, down from 10 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said in a statement on Tuesday.
The National Health Commission said all new reported cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas. The commission also reported nine new asymptomatic cases, down from 39 a day earlier.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 85,202. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.
(Reporting by Jing Wang and David Stanway; Writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Tom Hogue)