International

China reports 16 new coronavirus cases vs 2 a day earlier

A man pulls a child along as they wear masks to curb the spread of the new coronavirus on the streets of Beijing, Saturday, May 30, 2020.

A man pulls a child along as they wear masks to curb the spread of the new coronavirus on the streets of Beijing, Saturday, May 30, 2020.   | Photo Credit: AP

China reported 16 new coronavirus cases for May 31, the highest since May 11 and up from 2 cases reported a day earlier, the country's health commission reported.

The National Health Commission said in a statement that all of the new cases were so-called imported infections involving travellers from overseas.

The mainland also reported 16 new asymptomatic cases — those who are infected but do not show symptoms — compared with 3 a day earlier.

The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 83,017, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.

Related Topics
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jul 12, 2020 2:45:55 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/china-reports-16-new-coronavirus-cases-vs-2-a-day-earlier/article31719371.ece

Next Story