Wednesday 19 May 2021 - 7:16:57 am

China reports 24 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, 8th April, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) -- China reported 24 new COVID-19 cases on April 7, up from 12 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Thursday.

The National Health Commission, in a statement, said 11 of the new cases were local infections reported in southwestern Yunnan province.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 90,365, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,636.