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Appeared at the end of 2019On Tuesday, local authorities announced that they would screen all of their residents again after discovering a few cases.
Three new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed on Monday in the capital of 11 million people, Caught in turn by the outbreak of the Delta strain It appeared last month in the east of the country. Previous cases of Covid recorded in the city date back to May 2020.
Positive cases, but no symptoms
Li Tao, a city hall official, announced at a press conference that the city on the banks of the Yangtze River “is rapidly beginning a generalized PCR examination of all its residents.”
On Monday, authorities said seven workers from other counties had tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. But four of them do not show symptoms of the disease. the China, which virtually wiped out the epidemic in the spring of 2020, is facing a few weeks ago the resurgence of the virus most prevalent since last year.
at least 300 new confirmed infections In total in July across the country, this increase in pollution is still very limited compared to figures recorded in other countries. But this focus is significant in terms of geographical scope: more than a dozen provinces are now affected as well as Beijing, the capital, which on Sunday called on its residents not to leave the city unless there is a compelling reason.