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China reports 92 new coronavirus cases, no deaths

  • April 17, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 11:42 p.m.
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BEIJING — China on Friday reported 92 new coronavirus infections on the mainland, 26 of which involved individuals displaying symptoms with the remainder showing none.

 

The National Health Commission said in its daily report that overall confirmed cases on the mainland now stand at 82,367, with 3,342 deaths from the virus that causes the COVID-19 respiratory disease. No new deaths were recorded Thursday.

 

Imported cases accounted for 18 of the new infection cases, including 15 with symptoms.

 

According to authorities in Heilongjiang, a northeastern province on the border with Russia, nine new cases were Chinese who had returned from the neighboring country.

 

The province, which has recently seen a flare-up of infections, also reported eight locally transmitted cases on Friday, of whom three had shown symptoms.

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