find 9 positive cases – El Financiero

Wuhan completed massive COVID testing of local residents after new local cases were reported in the original epicenter of the pandemic.

The local government has completed testing on 11.3 million people, covering most of the city’s population, except for college students on summer vacation and children under the age of 6, according to a virus control report conducted. by the Wuhan government on Sunday.

Nine positive cases were found in the tests and the infected people were hospitalized, authorities said.

The city government announced citywide testing on Tuesday after three confirmed local infections were reported on Monday. The latest government data showed that Wuhan added another six cases on August 7.

In addition to mass testing, China suspended flights and trains and canceled professional basketball league games on Tuesday, when a growing outbreak of the Delta variant reached the city where the disease was first detected in 2019.

Although the total number of cases was still under a thousand, the outbreak is the broadest of any China has seen after the initial epidemic that devastated Wuhan in early 2020 and later. it spread to the rest of the country and the world.



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