BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported 12 cases of the new coronavirus in the mainland for Aug. 22, down from 22 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Sunday.
All 12 new infections were imported cases, according to a statement by the National Health Commission, marking the seventh straight day with no new locally transmitted infections.
China reported 15 new asymptomatic patients, down from 34 a day earlier.
As of Saturday, mainland China had 84,951 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 4,634.
Reporting by Yilei Sun, Yan Shen and Ryan Woo; Editing by William Mallard
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