Mainland China reports 1 confirmed, 4 asymptomatic Covid-19 cases

Total number of infections to date in the mainland stands at 83,021.
Total number of infections to date in the mainland stands at 83,021.PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China reported one new coronavirus case and four new asymptomatic Covid-19 cases in the mainland on Tuesday (June 2), the country's health commission said.

The National Health Commission said the one confirmed case was imported and involved a traveller from overseas.

Mainland China had five confirmed cases, all of which were imported, and 10 asymptomatic cases for Monday.

China does not count asymptomatic patients - those who are infected with the coronavirus but not exhibiting symptoms - as confirmed cases.

Total number of infections to date in the mainland stands at 83,021. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.