Chinese mainland reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, 3 new asymptomatic cases


Photo: Firefighters line up to prepare for conducting disinfection at the Terminal 3 of Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, April 3, 2020. /Xinhua

BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland reported five new imported COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,768, the National Health Commission said Friday.

Among them, four cases were reported in Shanghai and one in Sichuan Province, the commission said, adding that no new suspected cases were reported.

Of all the imported cases on the mainland, 1,707 had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, and 61 remained hospitalized, the commission said.

No deaths had been reported from the imported cases.