China reports 129 new COVID cases for June 28 vs 100 day earlier

A medical worker in a protective suit sits at a nucleic acid testing station, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Beijing, China, June 28, 2022. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mainland China reported 129 new coronavirus cases for June 28, of which 24 were symptomatic and 105 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.

That compared with 100 new cases a day earlier, 16 symptomatic and 84 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.

There were no new deaths, keeping the nation’s fatalities at 5,226. As of Tuesday, mainland China had confirmed 225,605 cases with symptoms.

China’s capital Beijing reported no new local symptomatic cases, same as a day earlier, and one new local asymptomatic case versus none the previous day, the local government said.

Shanghai reported no new local symptomatic or asymptomatic cases, the same as a day earlier, local government data showed.

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