China reports 100 new COVID cases for June 27 vs 106 day earlier

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SHANGHAI, June 28 (Reuters) - Mainland China reported 100 new coronavirus cases for June 27, of which 16 were symptomatic and 84 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.

That compared with 106 new cases a day earlier - 39 symptomatic and 67 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.

There were no new deaths, leaving the nation's fatalities at 5,226.

As of Monday, mainland China had confirmed 225,581 cases with symptoms.

China's capital Beijing reported no new local symptomatic cases, compared with three a day earlier, and no new local asymptomatic case versus one the previous day, the local government said.

Shanghai reported no new local symptomatic cases, compared with two a day earlier, and no local asymptomatic cases versus two the previous day, local government data showed. (Reporting by Shanghai newsroom; Writing by Liz Lee; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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