Shanghai to carry mass COVID-19 testing train

SHANGHAI: Shanghai would require residents throughout 9 of the town’s districts and a few smaller areas to endure testing for COVID-19 from Jul 19 to Jul 21 in an effort to stem any neighborhood unfold of the virus, the town authorities mentioned on Monday (Jul 18).

Residents of the districts, which embody Xuhui, Jingan and Huangpu, will likely be required to take two COVID-19 exams over the three-day interval.

Shanghai reported 14 new regionally transmitted asymptomatic coronavirus circumstances for Sunday, down from 24 a day earlier. Three native symptomatic circumstances have been additionally reported, up from two the day earlier than, the town authorities mentioned on Monday.

No circumstances have been reported exterior quarantined areas, in contrast with one case a day earlier than.

The Chinese language metropolis recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths for Sunday, unchanged from a day earlier.

China reported 598 new coronavirus circumstances for Sunday, of which 167 have been symptomatic and 431 have been asymptomatic, the Nationwide Well being Fee mentioned on Monday.

There have been no new deaths, retaining the nation’s fatalities at 5,226.