Tue, 26 Jan 2021

BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ULAN BATOR -- Mongolia reported 13 more COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours after 16,975 tests were conducted nationwide, the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) said on Wednesday.

The latest confirmed cases were locally transmitted or reported here in the country's capital, the NCCD said in a statement.

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NEW DELHI -- India's COVID-19 tally rose to 10,495,147 on Wednesday as 15,968 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data from the federal health ministry.

According to the data, the death toll mounted to 151,529 with 202 new deaths.

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SHIJIAZHUANG -- North China's Hebei Province reported 90 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases and 15 local asymptomatic cases on Tuesday, the provincial health commission said Wednesday.

Of the confirmed cases, 84 were reported in the provincial capital Shijiazhuang, and the other six in the city of Xingtai. Among them, 27 were previously asymptomatic carriers.

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JAKARTA -- Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Indonesia's Coordinator for Cooperation with China Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan in North Sumatra on Tuesday, expressing willingness to cooperate with Indonesia on COVID-19 vaccine, major economic projects, digital development and marine safety.

As both major developing countries, China and Indonesia should work together, support each other and deepen cooperation, which are of strategic significance to safeguarding regional peace and development and promoting world stability and prosperity, Wang said.

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