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China reports 28 new coronavirus cases for Sept. 1 vs 19 a day earlier

reuters.com · 09/01/2021 20:56
China reports 28 new coronavirus cases for Sept. 1 vs 19 a day earlier

- China on Thursday reported 28 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland for Sept. 1, compared with 19 a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission.

Of the new infections, one was locally transmitted, the health authority said, compared to zero a day earlier.

China reported 19 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases, which it does not classify as confirmed infections, compared with 13 a day earlier. No new deaths were reported.

As of Sept. 1, mainland China had recorded 94,926 confirmed cases, with the cumulative death toll unchanged at 4,636.


(Reporting by Gabriel Crossley and Colin Qian; Editing by Christopher Cushing)

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