Mainland China reports 25 new coronavirus cases on August 11

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported 25 new coronavirus cases in the mainland on Aug. 11, compared with 44 cases a day earlier, the health authority said on Wednesday.

The National Health Commission said in a statement that 16 of the new infections were imported cases, and the remaining nine were locally transmitted cases reported from the Xinjiang region. There were no new deaths.

China also reported 20 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 17 a day earlier.

As of Aug. 11, mainland China had a total of 84,737 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said.

China's death toll from the coronavirus remained unchanged at 4,634.

(Reporting by Lusha Zhang, Roxanne Liu and Ryan Woo; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)