Thursday 02 December 2021 - 1:27:29 pm

China reports 22 new coronavirus cases

BEIJING, 23rd June, 2020 (WAM) -- The Chinese National Health Commission reported 22 new coronavirus cases for 22nd June, 13 of which were in the capital Beijing, Reuters reported.

This compared with 18 confirmed cases a day earlier, 9 of which were in Beijing. Authorities are restricting movement of people in the capital and stepping up other measures to prevent the virus from spreading following a series of local infections.

Another seven asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, those who are infected but show no symptoms, were reported for 22nd June, the same as a day earlier. China does not count these patients as confirmed cases.