BEIJING (Reuters) -China reported 24 new coronavirus cases in the mainland on Sunday, up from 13 cases a day earlier, while the authorities were monitoring possible contacts in the domestic tourism hotspot of Hainan.
There were five local cases and 19 imported infections on Saturday, according to a statement by the National Health Commission.
The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, fell to 14 from 17 a day earlier.
As of Saturday, mainland China had 86,725 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 4,634.
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