China reported 50 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday compared with 43 a day earlier, the country’s health authority said this morning, APA reports quoting The Guardian.
Of the new infections, 38 were locally transmitted cases, according to a statement by the National Health Commission, compared with 28 on Friday.
The new local cases were reported in the provinces of Gansu, the autonomous regions of Inner Mongolia and Ningxia, the city of Beijing and Yunnan province.
China reported 17 new asymptomatic patients, which it classifies separately from confirmed cases, compared with 26 a day earlier.
There were no new deaths, leaving the death toll unchanged at 4,636.