China reports 460 new Covid cases for Sunday, slightly down from previous day

China reports 460 new Covid cases for Sunday, slightly down from previous day
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Of the 460 new Covid cases reported by China for 3 July, 388 were asymptomatic, according to the National Health Commission. There were no new deaths, keeping the nation's fatalities at 5,226.
China's capital Beijing reported no new local cases, while Shanghai reported three new local cases [Kilito Chan/Getty-file photo]

Mainland China reported 460 new coronavirus cases for 3 July, of which 72 were symptomatic and 388 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Monday.

That compared with 473 new Covid cases a day earlier – 104 symptomatic and 369 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.

There were no new deaths, keeping the nation's fatalities at 5,226.

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As of Sunday, mainland China had confirmed 225,923 cases with symptoms.

China's capital Beijing reported no new local cases, the same with a day earlier, the local government said.

Shanghai reported two new local symptomatic cases, the same as a day earlier, and one local asymptomatic case versus none the previous day, local government data showed.

(Reuters)