Mainland China reports 8 new COVID-19 cases

SHANGHAI: Mainland China reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Nov 12, down from 15 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority reported on Friday (Nov 13). 

The National Health Commission said in a statement that all new cases were imported infections originating from overseas, down from 14 imported infections a day earlier.

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The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, rose to 15 from six reported a day earlier.

The total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mainland China now stands at 86,307, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634. 

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