BEIJING, 05 NOV – China yesterday reported 78 new cases of Covid-19, of which 68 from internal transmission and 10 imported, down from the 104 infections recorded on Wednesday. According to daily updates from the National Health Commission, domestic cases still see Heilongjiang province in a difficult position with 28 infections, followed by that of Hebei (10), Liaoning (8) and Henan and Gansu (5 each). Followed by Ningxia (4), Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi and Sichuan (two each) and, finally, with one both Guizhou and Yunnan. As for the imported cases, 3 were ascertained in Shanghai and Guangxi, and one each in Tianjin, Liaoning, Guangdong and Yunnan. Finally, there are 42 new asymptomatic patients, half of whom come from abroad. To improve the detection of imported cases in anticipation of the Beijing 2022 Winter Games in February, the National Immigration Administration has announced that it will strengthen Covid-19 prevention measures for inbound and outbound passengers with the establishment of special areas for checks. (HANDLE).