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BEIJING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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URUMQI -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported 14 new COVID-19 asymptomatic cases Thursday, the regional health commission said Friday.

All the 14 people tested positive in a new round of free county-wide testing carried out Thursday in Shufu County in south Xinjiang's Kashgar Prefecture.

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BEIJING -- A new locally-transmitted COVID-19 case was reported in east China's Shandong Province on Thursday, the National Health Commission said Friday.

A total of 53 new asymptomatic cases, including 39 arriving from outside the mainland, were reported, the commission said in its daily report.

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SAO PAULO -- Brazil's COVID-19 cases reached 5,494,376 after 26,106 new cases were reported, the country's Ministry of Health said on Thursday.

Meanwhile, 513 more deaths were registered, bringing the national death toll related to the virus to 158,969.

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SUVA -- Fiji reported on Friday one more COVID-19 border quarantine case, who is a 57-year-old Fijian man.

Fiji's Ministry of Health said the man, who returned to Fiji on Oct. 24, was on a repatriation flight from Nairobi, which made stops in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and Auckland en route.

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