Chinese mainland reports 18 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported
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The Chinese mainland registered 18 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, all of which were imported, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

China has stepped up testing for Covid-19 to avoid a resurgence of the disease as the country seeks to return to normal. (Photo: Xinhua)

Of the new imported cases, seven were reported in Guangdong, five in Shanghai, two each in Tianjin and Liaoning, one each in Fujian and Shaanxi, the commission said in its daily report.

No deaths had been reported from the imported cases.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 86,325 and the cumulative death toll is at 4,634.