China's Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases for 30 consecutive days
People's Daily Online
(Xinhua) 10:46, May 04, 2020
WUHAN, May 4 (Xinhua) -- No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province Sunday, the provincial health commission said Monday.
This marks that Hubei has reported no new confirmed COVID-19 cases for 30 consecutive days since April 4.
Meanwhile, in Hubei, the areas outside Wuhan have reported no new confirmed COVID-19 cases for 60 consecutive days.
As of Sunday, there were no existing confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province.
The province still had 654 asymptomatic cases under medical observation, after nine such cases were added and six released from quarantine on Sunday.
A total of 282,701 close contacts of COVID-19 patients in the province had been tracked by Sunday, 1,280 of whom were still under medical observation.
As of Sunday, Hubei had reported 68,128 confirmed COVID-19 cases in total, including 50,333 in Wuhan, the provincial capital.
Hubei lowered its novel coronavirus emergency response level from the highest to the second-highest starting May 2.
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