Mainland Reports Over 100 Virus Cases For Second Day

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2020-07-30 HKT 09:15

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  • A health worker measures the body temperature of a woman in Urumqi. Photo: Reuters

    A health worker measures the body temperature of a woman in Urumqi. Photo: Reuters

The mainland reported 105 new coronavirus cases for July 29, up from 101 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Thursday.

Of the new infections, 96 were in the far western region of Xinjiang, five were in the northeastern province of Liaoning, one was in Beijing, and three were imported cases, according to a statement by the National Health Commission.

The mainland also reported 21 new asymptomatic patients, down from 27 a day earlier.

As of Wednesday, the mainland had 84,165 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said.

The Covid-19 death toll remained at 4,634. (Reuters)