China reports one new COVID-19 case, four asymptomatic ones for June 3

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks are seen at the Yu Garden following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai, China May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song reuters_tickers

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China reported one new coronavirus case and four new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases for June 3, the health commission said on Thursday.

The National Health Commission said all five of the cases were imported, involving travellers from overseas. For June 2, China reported one confirmed case and 4 asymptomatic cases.

China does not count asymptomatic patients, those who are infected with the coronavirus but do not exhibit symptoms, as confirmed cases.

The total number of infections in China stands at 83,022. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,634.

(Reporting by Brenda Goh and Wang Jing; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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