China has witnessed 78 new cases of the new coronavirus as well as seven new deaths due to the illness.
The latest figure was revealed by the National Health Commission. According to to the statistics, only one of the new cases happened in Hubei province, which was the epicenter of the Covid-which began in December 2019.
Out of the new cases, 74 were imported from abroad. This represents a new daily high that brings the total number of imported cases in China to 427.
81,171 people have been infected with the virus across mainland China since December while 3,277 have died and 73,159 have recovered.
presently, over 13000 people have died from the dreaded virus globally.