The authorities of qingdao city, on the west coast of China, have confirmed this Tuesday that after carrying out more than 3.07 million coronavirus tests, no positive has been detected so far, reports the CGTN television network, after it was announced on Monday that its 9.5 million inhabitants would undergo PCR tests during the week.
Last weekend, Qingdao, in Shandong province, registered twelve cases of coronavirus, six of which are asymptomatic, so the Municipal Health Commission announced tests for all the inhabitants of the city during this week.
China will test 9m people after detecting 12 cases of covid in Qingdao
EFEOf those 9 newly infected (initially 4 confirmed cases and 5 asymptomatic), 8 of them are patients or caregivers of the Qingdao Municipal Hospital for Pectoral Ailments
For its part, the Ministry of Health of China reported this Tuesday that other thirteen new cases of covid-19, seven of which from abroad. This is the first time that cases of community transmission have been registered again, after more than a month without registering any.
The figure of imported covid-19 cases has risen to 3,036 in China, while the total nationwide is 85,591 positives.
Of the latest infections that have reached China, three have been registered in the municipality of Shanghai, another two in the province of Canton, while the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia and Sichuan, have added one case respectively. This Tuesday the health authorities have not confirmed any death, so the number of fatalities from the disease remains at 4,634.
The number of imported covid-19 cases has risen to 3,036 in China, while the total nationwide is 85,591 positives
On the other hand, the Chinese Ministry of Health has reported that fifteen people have been discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours, but 230 patients continue to receive medical care because of the disease. The number of recovered in China is 80,729.
By last, 382 people who have been in close contact with infected people have concluded their period of medical observation this day, although there are still 8,291 under medical observation.
In the latter part the Chinese authorities have also reported the Hong Kong situation, which already has 5,193 accumulated cases, of which 4,921 correspond to people who have managed to overcome the disease, as opposed to the 105 people who have died in this region due to the pandemic.