July 1, 2020 / 12:15 AM / 6 days ago

China reports three new coronavirus cases on June 30 vs 19 a day earlier

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks line up to enter a site for nucleic acid tests at a hospital, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

(Reuters) - China on Wednesday reported three new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 30, down from 19 a day earlier, the health authority said.

All the new infections were in Beijing, the National Health Commission said in a statement. The capital city reported seven new infections for June 29. There were no new deaths.

Mainland China also reported three new asymptomatic patients, who tested positive for COVID-19 but showed no clinical symptoms such as a fever, down from four a day earlier.

As of June 30, mainland China had a total of 83,534 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said.

China’s death toll from the coronavirus remained at 4,634.

Reporting by Engen Tham and Wang Jing in Shanghai; Editing by Tom Hogue

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