China reports 9 new coronavirus cases, none in Beijing

People crossing a road during morning rush hour in Beijing on July 3, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

SHANGHAI (REUTERS) - China reported nine new coronavirus cases for Wednesday (July 8), compared with seven a day earlier, the health authority said on Thursday.

All of the new infections were imported cases, according to a statement by the National Health Commission. China reported six new asymptomatic patients, same as a day earlier.

Beijing's city government reported no new confirmed coronavirus cases for Wednesday, the third straight day of no new cases as the city curbs the spread of the disease.

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