BEIJING: China on Thursday reported 127 cases of coronavirus, marking the third consecutive day that the country has reported more than 100 coronavirus cases.
China recorded 127 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the National Health Commission said on Friday morning.
Among the new cases, 123 were locally transmitted, with 112 confirmed in the far western region of Xinjiang and the rest in the northeastern province of Liaoning.
The country also recorded a further 11 asymptomatic infections on Thursday.
Meanwhile, global coronavirus cases surpassed 17 million on Thursday, including more than 667,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.