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Wuhan finds no new COVID-19 cases in city-wide testing

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Jun. 02, 20 | 5:51 pm

(WAM) — China’s Wuhan city, found no new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in its city-wide testing that began in mid-May, according to Reuters.

The city launched its ambitious campaign on May 14, testing 9.9 million people after a cluster of new cases in the city raised fears of a second wave of infections.

However, authorities found no new cases of the disease in the until June 1, and that the asymptomatic cases were found to be not infectious.

China does not count asymptomatic cases, meaning people who are infected with the virus but do not exhibit symptoms of the disease, as confirmed cases.

READ ALSO: Wuhan to test up to 11 million residents following reports of new cases

The disease is believed to have jumped from an animal to people in a market selling wildlife in Wuhan late last year.

The central Chinese city, capital of Hubei province, was placed under a lockdown on January 23. It was lifted on April 8.

It was the hardest hit of any Chinese city and accounts for the majority of the 4,634 deaths and a total of 83,022 infections reported in mainland China.

The cost of the city-wide testing effort was about 900 million yuan (Dhs465.1 million), added Reuters.

SEE ALSO: Wuhan records zero COVID-19 new cases

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Wuhan finds no new COVID-19 cases in city-wide testing

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