COVID-19

China reports 43 new COVID-19 cases on October 23 versus 50 a day earlier

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China reports 43 new COVID-19 cases on October 23 versus 50 a day earlier

TESTING. A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a resident at a free nucleic acid testing site following new cases of the coronavirus disease, in Lanzhou's Chengguan district, Gansu province, China October 20, 2021.

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The new local cases are reported in Beijing, the autonomous regions of Inner Mongolia and Ningxia, and Gansu, Hebei, Shaanxi and Hunan provinces

China reported 43 new COVID-19 cases on October 23, down from 50 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Sunday, October 24.

The National Health Commission said in a statement 26 of the new cases were local, down from 38 the day before.

The new local cases were reported in Beijing, the autonomous regions of Inner Mongolia and Ningxia, and Gansu, Hebei, Shaanxi and Hunan provinces.

China reported 19 new asymptomatic cases, which it classifies separately from confirmed cases, up from 17 a day earlier.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mainland China now total 96,758, while the death toll is unchanged at 4,636. – Rappler.com