SHANGHAI (CHINA) – Mainland China logged in 22 new COVID-19 cases on Jan. 1. Of the new cases, 14 originated from overseas, the National Health Commission said in its daily bulletin.
Of the eight local transmissions, seven were in the northeastern province of Liaoning, with the other in the capital Beijing.
China also recorded 21 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, up from 19 a day earlier. The country currently has a total of 87,093 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 4,634 deaths.