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China reports 1,062 new coronavirus cases in mainland on Sept 13

China reports 1,062 new coronavirus cases in mainland on Sept 13

Reuters · 09/13/2022 21:06
China reports 1,062 coronavirus cases in mainland on Sept 13

- China reported 1,062 COVID-19 infections on Sept. 13, of which 237 were symptomatic and 825 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.

That is compared with 1,048 cases a day earlier, 242 symptomatic and 806 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.

There were deaths, same as a day earlier, keeping the 's fatalities at 5,226.

As of Sept. 13, mainland China had confirmed 247,557 cases with symptoms.

China's capital Beijing reported 18 local symptomatic cases and asymptomatic cases, compared with 10 symptomatic and six asymptomatic cases a day earlier, according to local government data.

Financial hub Shanghai reported one local symptomatic and asymptomatic cases, compared with symptomatic and asymptomatic cases the day before, local government data showed.

China's southern technology hub of Shenzhen, which has eased anti-virus restriction measures after a strict lockdown for most residents, reported eight locally transmitted COVID-19 infections, the same as a day earlier.

The southwestern metropolis of Chengdu reported 35 locally transmitted COVID-19 infections, compared with 44 a day earlier, data from the local government showed.


(Reporting by Shanghai ; Writing by Bernard Orr; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

((bernard.orr@thomsonreuters.com))