Mainland China reported 1,789 new coronavirus cases for May 14, of which 239 were symptomatic and 1,550 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Sunday.

That compares with 2,072 new cases a day earlier - 276 symptomatic and 1,796 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.

There were three new deaths, bringing the death toll to 5,209. As of May 14, mainland China had reported 221,804 confirmed cases.

(Reporting by Albee Zhang and Tony Munroe; Editing by William Mallard)