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Wuhan declares zero COVID-19 asymptomatic carriers and close contacts

Global Times

Source:Global Times Published: 2020/6/16 13:11:57

Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, declared zero COVID-19 silent carriers and close contacts on Tuesday as the last three asymptomatic patients were officially released from isolation after being tested negative twice for coronavirus, according to the Wuhan Health Commission.

During the citywide nucleic acid testing carried out from May 14 to June 1 in Wuhan, a total of 300 asymptomatic patients were detected and put under medical observation.

More than 1,170 people who were close contacts of the patients have also been closely monitored.

No transmission from COVID-19 silent carriers to others was found during the investigation.

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