China reports 12 new coronavirus cases up from 4 a day earlier

Travellers wear face masks as they arrive at Beijing Daxing Airport on April 30, 2020.
Travellers wear face masks as they arrive at Beijing Daxing Airport on April 30, 2020.PHOTO: AFP

SHANGHAI (REUTERS) - China reported 12 new coronavirus cases for Thursday (April 30), up from four a day earlier, data from the country's health authority showed on Friday.

Six of the cases were imported, the National Health Commission (NHC) said, up from four a day earlier. Of the domestic transmission cases, five were in the north-eastern province of Heilongjiang and one in the northern region of Inner Mongolia.

China reported no domestic transmission cases a day earlier.

The NHC also reported 25 new asymptomatic cases for April 30, down from 33 a day earlier.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country has reached 82,874. With no new deaths on Thursday, the toll remained at 4,633.