SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China reported 27 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Aug. 4, down from 36 cases a day earlier, the country's health commission said on Wednesday.
Five of the new infections were imported cases, down from six a day earlier, according to a statement by the National Health Commission.
The commission reported 24 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 21 a day earlier.
As of Aug. 4, mainland China had 84,491 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 4,634.
(Reporting by Andrew Galbraith and Wang Jing; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)