SHANGHAI, May 13 (Reuters) - China reported nine new COVID-19 cases on the mainland on May 12, down from 16 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Thursday.
All of the new cases were imported infections originating from overseas, the National Health Commission said in a statement. The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, rose to 14 from 11 cases a day earlier.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China now stands at 90,808, while the death toll remained unchanged at 4,636.
(Reporting by Jing Wang and Josh Horwitz; Writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)