Among the new cases, 16 are imported: four of them were detected in Shanghai, three in Shaanxi province, two each in Zhejiang and Hunan provinces, and one each in Beijing, Tianjin, Fujian, Guangdong and Sichuan provinces. 

Another 93 cases are internal: 54 of them were detected in Hebei province, 30 in Jilin province, seven in Heilongjiang province, two in Beijing.

Earlier it was reported that the World Health Organization hopes to work closely with China to identify the source of COVID-19.