BEIJING: China on Tuesday reported 90 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on the mainland for Aug. 2, up from 98 the day before, according to the national health commission.
Of the new confirmed patients, 61 were transmitted locally, the health authority said. That compares with 55 local cases a day earlier.
A total of 45 local symptomatic patients were reported in eastern Jiangsu province, five in Nanjing city and 40 in Yangzhou city, the provincial government said on Tuesday.
Six cases of national transmission were detected in Hunan province and three in Hubei province, NHC data showed.
Hubei Province said the three domestic patients were found in the capital city of Wuhan.
Henan and Yunnan provinces each reported two locally confirmed patients, while Beijing city, Shanghai city and Fujian province respectively detected one local case.
China also reported 41 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases, which it does not classify as confirmed infections, compared with 60 a day earlier.
No new deaths were reported.
As of August 2, mainland China had registered 93,193 confirmed cases, with the cumulative death toll unchanged at 4,636.