China reports no new deaths for 10th straight day


China reported Saturday no new coronavirus deaths for the 10th straight day as the world’s death toll from the pandemic neared 198,000.

The country has reported 4,636 deaths from COVID-19 and 83,901 confirmed cases, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Of the confirmed cases, 78,138 have recovered from the virus.

China’s National Health Commission reported that the total number of active cases was below 1,000.