The Chinese Ministry of Health reported an additional eight cases of COVID-19 from abroad on Monday, while no locally transmitted infections were detected.
The latest balance offered by the Asian country’s health authorities shows that four of the imported cases were diagnosed in Guangzhou and one in Shanghai, Zhejiang, Sichuan and Yunnan. This brings the number of cases from abroad in China to 2,653, while the country has a total of 85,202 positive cases.
The Chinese Ministry of Health recorded no deaths from COVID-19 that day, so the death toll from the disease remains at 4,634.
In addition, 11 people have been discharged from hospital in the past 24 hours while 142 patients are still receiving medical care. In total, 80,426 people in China have managed to recover from COVID-19.
Finally, 6,513 people who have been in close contact with infected people remain under medical observation, 471 fewer than the previous day.