PanARMENIAN.Net - China recorded 25 new Covid-19 cases Tuesday -- 19 fewer than the previous day, the National Health Commission (NHC) said in a statement Wednesday, August 12, CNN reports.
The new infections include nine locally transmitted cases and 16 imported cases.
All of the local cases were reported in the far western region of Xinjiang, according to the NHC.
The country also detected 20 new asymptomatic cases on Tuesday, the health agency said. In China, asymptomatic cases are not included in the total tally of confirmed cases.
China has so far recorded 84,737 coronavirus cases, including 4,634 deaths, according to the NHC.