China reports six new COVID19 cases

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China reports six new COVID19 cases

China has reported six new COVID19 cases, including four asymptomatic ones, chinese health officials said on Saturday.

Out of the six new COVID19 positive patients, two were imported cases and were reported from Shanghai and Shandong on Friday, Chinese National Health Commission said.

Of the four new COVID19 asymptomatic cases, three were reported from the virus epicentre the chinese city of Wuhan, it said.

As for Friday, there were a total of 396 asymptomatic COVID19 cases, including 331 from the chinese city of Wuhan, the NHC said. All the asymptomatic patients were under medical observation.

Asymptomatic cases refer to people who are tested positive for COVID19 but develop no symptoms such as sore throat, fever or cough. However they pose a risk of spreading the Coronavirus to others.

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The total number of confirmed Covid19 positive cases in China now stands at 82,999. The deadly virus has claimed 4,634 lives in China so far.