Xinjiang reports 15 new confirmed COVID-19 cases



A staff member checks the information of a man entering the Xinjiang Jiuding farm produce wholesale market at the entrance to the market in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Song Yanhua)

URUMQI, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported 15 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, all in the regional capital Urumqi, the regional health commission said Sunday in its daily report.

The region reported no new asymptomatic cases on Saturday.

By Saturday, Xinjiang had 625 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 123 asymptomatic cases, and 18,882 people were still under medical observation.