China reports 24 new ‘imported’ COVID-19 cases
Published: 10:40 AM, 16 October 2020 Updated: 03:11 PM, 16 October 2020
The Chinese mainland reported 24 new “imported COVID-19 cases” Thursday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 3,084, the National Health Commission said Friday.
Of the new imported cases — 11 were reported in Shanghai, five in Inner Mongolia, two each in Tianjin, Jiangsu and Guangdong, and one each in Fujian and Chongqing, the commission said in its daily report, accroding to a report by XINHUA.
Among all the imported cases — 2,844 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery while 240 remained hospitalized, the commission said.
No deaths had been reported from the imported cases.
It is to be noted that the coronavirus, which first reported in China late last year, killed a total of 4634 people and infected 85,646 people in the country.