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China reports 23 new coronavirus cases

KUWAIT, Aug 9 (KUNA) -- China said Sunday 23 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, of them eight came from abroad.
Xinhua news agency, monitored in Kuwait, quoted a National Health Commission statement as saying total registered infections in in mainland reached 84,619 while deaths were 4,634.
It said no cases were registered in Beirut or Hubei province, the epicenter of the virus.
The commission said 45 people recovered from the virus to reach 79,168. It added 817 persons were receiving treatment. (end) mab.bs