SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mainland China reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 12, down from 15 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority reported on Friday.
The National Health Commission said in a statement that all new cases were imported infections originating from overseas, down from 14 imported infections a day earlier.
The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, rose to 15 from six reported a day earlier.
The total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mainland China now stands at 86,307, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.
(Reporting by Jing Wang and Josh Horwitz; writing by Se Young Lee; editing by Chris Reese)