China Says Faces Greater Risk of Local Coronavirus Infection Caused by Imported Cases Over Winter

China is facing an increased risk of local transmission of the new coronavirus in the winter due to imported cases from abroad, said a senior official at the country's health authority.

In winter, there might be some sporadic cases in China, Li Bin, vice minister of the National Health Commission, said at a press conference.

China's epidemic prevention and control work cannot be relaxed for a single moment, Li warned.