Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, same as day earlier

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks walk on Jinli Ancient Street in Chengdu

BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Monday reported 10 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Sept. 13, the same as a day earlier, the health authority said.

All of the new infections were imported, the National Health Commission said in a statement. There were no new deaths.

China reported 39 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 70 a day earlier.

As of Sunday, mainland China had a total of 85,194 confirmed infections of the coronavirus, it said. The COVID-19 death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.

(Reporting by Lusha Zhang and Andrew Galbraith; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)