China on Wednesday reported 36 new coronavirus cases, 35 of them had recently come to the mainland from abroad, state-run media reported.

According to Xinhua News Agency, only one locally transmitted case reported from Guangdong Province.

Seven coronavirus patients — including six in Hubei Province and one in Shanghai — lost their lives on Tuesday, according to the agency.

In a statement, China National Health Commission said that no death from the imported cases was reported. 

There are 691 confirmed imported cases, 20 in critical condition, and 169 suspected cases,” said the commission.

After first appearing in Wuhan, China

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