China reports 6 new COVID-19 cases vs 10 a day earlier

by Reuters
Sunday, 28 February 2021 01:35 GMT

BEIJING, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Mainland China reported six new COVID-19 cases on Feb. 27, down from 10 cases a day earlier, the national health authority said on Sunday.

The National Health Commission said in a statement all of the new cases were imported infections. Six new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, were reported, compared with eight the day before.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China stand at 89,893, while the death toll remains 4,636, according to the statement. (Reporting by Gabriel Crossley; Editing by William Mallard)

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