China reports three new coronavirus cases

China has reported three new coronavirus cases in the mainland.
China has reported three new coronavirus cases in the mainland.

China has reported three new coronavirus cases in the mainland, down from 19 a day earlier, the health authority says.

All the new infections on Tuesday were in Beijing, the National Health Commission said in a statement on Wednesday.

The capital city reported seven new infections for Monday. There were no new deaths.

Mainland China also reported three new asymptomatic patients, who tested positive for COVID-19 but showed no clinical symptoms such as a fever, down from four a day earlier.

As of Tuesday, mainland China had a total of 83,534 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said.

China's death toll from the coronavirus remained at 4634.

Australian Associated Press