BEIJING, June 29 (Reuters) - Mainland China reported 12 new confirmed COVID-19 cases as of end of June 28, down from 17 reported a day earlier, the country’s National Health Commission (NHC) said on Monday.
The NHC said in a statement that five of the new COVID-19 cases were so-called imported infections involving travellers from overseas, compared with three such cases reported a day earlier. The seven local infections were all in the capital city of Beijing, which is trying to manage a new wave of infections.
There were also six new asymptomatic cases reported, compared with seven such cases a day earlier.
The total number of COVID-19 cases for mainland China now stands at 83,512, while the total death toll remained unchanged at 4,634. (Reporting by Huizhong Wu; Writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)