China reports 62 new cases of coronavirus
Some 62 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in mainland China on Tuesday, with all but three of them imported, according to the country’s National Health Commission.
The country also recorded two new deaths on Tuesday — one in Shanghai, and one in Hubei, the province where the pandemic began.
This brings China’s totals to:
81,802 confirmed cases
1,190 active cases
77,279 recovered and discharged from the hospital
Additionally, 137 new asymptomatic infections were reported, including 102 imported cases. Eleven of the new asymptomatic cases became confirmed cases later in the day.
There are currently 1,095 asymptomatic cases under medical observation.