China Reports 999 New COVID Cases for September 25 vs 936 a Day Earlier

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China reported 999 new COVID-19 infections on Sept. 25, of which 295 were symptomatic and 704 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Monday.

That is compared with 936 new cases a day earlier – 217 symptomatic and 719 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.

There were no new deaths, the same as a day earlier, keeping the nation’s fatalities at 5,226.

As of Sept. 25, mainland China had confirmed 249,684 cases with symptoms.

China’s capital Beijing and financial hub Shanghai reported no new local infections, according to local government data.

(Reporting by Shanghai newsroom; Writing by Liz Lee; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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