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The Chinese National Health Commission did not record new covid-19 infections across the country on Friday, a situation that occurs for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, highlights the daily report by health authorities.

During the past 24 hours, the number of new asymptomatic cases decreased from 35 to 28, compared to the previous day. Similarly, no deaths from the disease were reported either.

To date, the number of confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infections in the Asian country is 82,971 and the total number of deaths related to the virus amounts to 4,634.