China reports 99 new cases on Saturday, but no new deaths

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China reported 99 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus and no additional deaths at the end of Saturday, according to the country’s National Health Commission.

This raises the national case total to 82,052, while the death toll remains at 3,339. The total number of people recovered and discharged from hospital sits at 77,575.

Of the 99 new cases, 97 were imported, according to National Health Commission. China has introduced stringent restrictions on incoming travel in an attempt to stave off a renewed wave of infections brought in from overseas as the country gradually goes back to work.

Additionally, 63 new asymptomatic infections were reported, including 12 imported cases. There are currently 1,086 asymptomatic cases under medical observation across China.

source: cnn

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