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China reports 2 new cases of coronavirus; patients tally at 82,877

Coronavirus in China: One new case was in the inland Shanxi province, west of Beijing, and the other was an imported one in Shanghai

twitter-logoAssociated Press | May 3, 2020 | Updated 10:37 IST
China reports 2 new cases of coronavirus; patients tally at 82,877
China has blocked virtually all foreigners from entering the country and sharply curtailed the number of international flights, making it difficult for Chinese citizens to return from overseas too

Chinese health authorities say two new coronavirus cases were confirmed Saturday, continuing a downward trend since the government took steps to cut the number of people arriving from overseas.

One new case was in the inland Shanxi province, west of Beijing, and the other was an imported one in Shanghai. China's official confirmed case count stands at 82,877. Most of the patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

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China reported no new deaths Saturday and has recorded just one in the past two weeks. The country's official death toll has reached 4,633.

The government has blocked virtually all foreigners from entering the country and sharply curtailed the number of international flights, making it difficult for Chinese citizens to return from overseas too.

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