Chinese mainland reports 45 new COVID-19 cases; Experts to be sent to aid HK


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Latest on COVID-19:

● Central government to send experts to assist with Hong Kong's full-scale virus testing, building mobile-cabin hospital to quell worst coronavirus outbreak in HK to date. 

● The number of COVID-19 cases surpassed 4.5 million with over 152,000 deaths in the U.S.on Friday as a national debate over school reopening persists.

Chinese health authorities on Saturday said that 45 new COVID-19 cases were reported on the Chinese mainland on Friday, of which 39 were domestically transmitted and six were imported, with no additional deaths.

31 of the domestically transmitted cases were registered in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, eight in northeast China’s Liaoning Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

Also on Friday, 23 new asymptomatic cases were reported on the mainland.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stands at 84,337 and the cumulative death toll at 4,634.

Source: People's Daily, China Daily

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