June 2, 2020 / 12:43 AM / a month ago

China reports 10 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases for June 1 vs 16 a day earlier

People wearing face masks are seen on a street following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai, China May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China registered 5 new coronavirus cases on June 1, down from 16 a day earlier, the National Health Comission said on Tuesday.

All of the new cases were so-called imported infections from travellers overseas.

The mainland also reported 10 new asymptomatic cases - thosewho are infected but do not show symptoms - compared with 16 aday earlier.

The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 83,022,while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.

Reporting by Josh Horwitz; Editing by Kim Coghill

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