China’s new local COVID-19 infections fall for sixth day

China’s new local COVID-19 infections fall for sixth day

BEIJING, 16th August, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) — New local COVID-19 infections in China declined for a sixth day, official data showed on Monday, as most regions pulled the latest outbreak under control, while others kept up vigilance by adding mass testing or delaying school re-openings.
In its lowest daily tally since 24th July, China reported 13 new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases for Sunday, the data from the National Health Commission (NHC) showed.
No new deaths were reported. By Sunday, mainland China’s tally of infections stood at 94,430, with the death toll unchanged at 4,636.