China has reported one other 171 new confirmed Covid-19 circumstances for Monday, 17 January, in line with a just lately launched assertion by the Nationwide Well being Fee.
The determine is down from 223 a day earlier, in line with authorities data.
Of the brand new infections, 127 had been domestically transmitted, down from 163 a day earlier. The opposite new circumstances had been imported.
The brand new domestically transmitted circumstances had been in Henan, Tianjin, Guangdong, Beijing and Shaanxi, the NHC stated.
The nation additionally reported 33 new asymptomatic circumstances, which it classifies individually from confirmed circumstances, up from 28 infections a day earlier. There have been no new deaths, leaving the demise toll at 4,636.