June 11, 2020 / 12:23 AM / a month ago

China reports 11 new imported coronavirus cases as of end-June 10, vs three a day earlier

FILE PHOTO: Women wearing protective face masks are seen in a bus, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China June 9, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Mainland China reported 11 confirmed and four new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases by the end of June 10, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.

All the new confirmed cases involved travellers from overseas, the commission said in a statement.

A total of 3 new confirmed and 5 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were reported a day earlier.

The tally of mainland infections now stands at 83,057 with the death toll unchanged at 4,634.

China does not count asymptomatic patients, who are infected with the coronavirus but do not show symptoms, as confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Reporting by Wang Jing and Engen Tham in Shanghai; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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