China reports 1,323 new COVID cases on April 6 vs 1,415 a day earlier

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A medical worker in a protective suit takes a swab sample from a person at a nucleic acid testing site following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Beijing, China April 6, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

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BEIJING, April 7 (Reuters) - Mainland China reported 1,323 new confirmed coronavirus cases on April 6, the country's national health authority said on Thursday, compared with 1,415 a day earlier.

Of the new cases, 1,284 were locally transmitted, the National Health Commission said, compared with 1,383 a day earlier.

The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China counts separately, stood at 21,784 compared with 19,199 a day earlier.

There were no new deaths, leaving the death toll unchanged at 4,638.

As of April 6, mainland China had 160,116 confirmed cases.

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Reporting by Albee Zhang and Ryan Woo; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman

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