SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China on Friday reported five new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 2, compared with three cases a day earlier, the health authority said.
Three of the new infections were imported cases, the National Health Commission said in a statement, while the capital city of Beijing reported two new cases. There were no new deaths.
China also reported four new asymptomatic patients, down from two a day earlier.
As of July 2, mainland China had a total of 83,542confirmed coronavirus cases, it said.
China's death toll from the coronavirus remained at 4,634.
(Reporting by Josh Horwitz and Wang Jing; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)