Mainland China reports 42 new coronavirus cases vs 63 day earlier

by Reuters
Thursday, 9 April 2020 23:54 GMT

BEIJING, April 10 (Reuters) - Mainland China reported on Friday 42 new coronavirus cases, including 38 cases involving travellers from overseas, down from 63 cases a day earlier.

China's National Health Commission said in a statement that 47 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases were also reported in the mainland, down from 61 new cases a day earlier.

The total number of infections in mainland China now stands at 81,907, while the death toll rose by one to 3,336. (Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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