(Corrects day of week to Wednesday in first paragraph)
SHANGHAI, Nov 4 (Reuters) - China on Wednesday reported 17 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Nov. 3, compared with 49 cases a day earlier, the health authority said.
Of the new infections, 15 were imported cases, the National Health Commission said in a statement. There were no new deaths.
China also reported 128 new asymptomatic patients, compared with 61 a day earlier.
As of Nov. 3, mainland China had a total of 86,087 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said. The country’s death toll from the coronavirus remained unchanged at 4,634. (Reporting by Josh Horwitz and Wang Jing; Editing by Himani Sarkar)
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