BEIJING, Aug 4 (Reuters) - China reported on Wednesday 96 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland for Aug. 3, compared with 90 a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission.
Of the new infections, 71 were locally transmitted, the health authority said. That compares with 61 a day earlier.
China reported 27 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases, which it does not classify as confirmed infections, compared with 41 a day earlier. No new deaths were reported.
As of Aug. 3, mainland China had recorded 93,289 confirmed cases. The cumulative death toll was unchanged at 4,636. (Reporting by Ryan Woo and Liangping Gao; Editing by Tom Hogue)