China: 21 cases of coronavirus infection in 24 hours, all “imported”


In mainland China, 21 new confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 were reported as of midnight on Sunday, 14 a day earlier, the Chinese Ministry of Health said, adding that they were all “imported” by Beijing. travelers from abroad who are found to have been infected after entering Chinese territory.

The number of asymptomatic carriers detected fell to 14 from 26 the previous day, although these cases are not included in the number of confirmed cases reported daily by Beijing.

Another 12 patients were judged to have recovered and were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of people believed to have recovered to 80,553. 185 patients continue to be treated.

Officially, the pandemic in China – the country where the coronavirus first infected humans in late December – puts the death toll at 4,634 due to COVID-19 out of a total of 85,372 SARS-CoV-2 infections.



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