China's Heilongjiang reports 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases


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HARBIN, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Thursday reported three new locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases and eight new imported confirmed cases, the provincial health commission said Friday.

All the new imported cases were Chinese nationals returning from Russia. Of them, four were previously asymptomatic cases, according to the commission.

By Thursday, the province had reported a total of 364 confirmed imported COVID-19 cases. It had traced 2,093 close contacts, with 1,337 still under medical observation.

On Thursday, Heilongjiang reported a new imported asymptomatic case. The province had a total of 47 imported asymptomatic cases by Thursday. Enditem