SHANGHAI (Reuters)-The Health Commission said on Sunday that China had reported 13 new coronavirus cases on October 17, the same as the previous day.
According to the statement of the National Health Commission, all new infections are imported.
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China reported 34 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 11 a day ago.
The health department said that as of Saturday, there were 85,672 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in mainland China. The death toll from COVID-19 is 4,634.
(Reporting by Emily Chow and Wang Jing; Editing by William Mallard)