China reports 17 new COVID-19 infections, asymptomatic cases surge

BEIJING (CNA) – China yesterday reported 17 new COVID-19 infections in the mainland for November 3, down from 49 a day earlier, the health authority said, although asymptomatic cases surged.

Of the new confirmed infections, 15 were imported cases and the other two were locally transmitted infections in Kashgar in northwestern Xinjiang region, the National Health Commission said in a statement.

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin