China on Wednesday reported seven new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 7, compared with eight cases a day earlier, the health authority said.

All of the new infections were imported cases, the National Health Commission said in a statement, while the capital city of Beijing reported no new cases.

There were no new deaths.

China also reported six new asymptomatic patients, down from 15 a day earlier.

As of July 7, mainland China had a total of 83 572 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said.

China’s death toll from the coronavirus remained unchanged at 4 634.