China reported 17 new Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases on Aug 30, up from 9 reported a day earlier, the country’s health authority said on Monday.
The National Health Commission said all of the new cases were imported infections involving travellers returning from abroad, marking the 15th straight day of no local infections for the country.
The number of asymptoma Covid-19 infections now stands at 85,048, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.
No new suspected cases or deaths related to the disease were reported on Sunday, the health commission said.
Of the imported cases, six were reported in Shanghai, five in Tianjin, two in Fujian and one each in Shanxi, Zhejiang, Guangdong and Shaanxi, the commission said.
On Sunday, a total of 24 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, the commission said.
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