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Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

FILE PHOTO: People wearing masks following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak are seen outside Beijing Railway Station, during the holidays of Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day, in China October 1, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

BEIJING (Reuters) - Mainland China reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the same as a day earlier, the health authority said on Saturday.

The National Health Commission said in a statement that all the new cases were imported infections involving travellers from overseas.

It said there are currently 189 active cases of the disease in mainland China, including one serious case, and an additional four suspected cases.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 85,434, while the death toll remains unchanged at 4,634.

Reporting by Cate Cadell; Editing by Himani Sarkar