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China: 997 new cases of coronavirus

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On Friday, October 21, 2022, the National Health Committee said that China recorded 997 new cases of coronavirus on October 20, of which 214 had symptoms and 783 were asymptomatic.

China recorded 962 new infections the previous day, of which 211 were symptomatic and 751 were asymptomatic.

China did not record any new deaths from the disease, keeping the death toll at 5,226. As of October 20, mainland China had recorded 256,940 confirmed cases of coronavirus.