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China's Liaoning reports one new locally transmitted COVID-19 case

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 16:05, May 16, 2021

SHENYANG, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Northeast China's Liaoning Province reported one new confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 case in the first 12 hours of Sunday in the provincial capital Shenyang, according to the provincial health commission.

As of noon Sunday, a total of seven confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and eight asymptomatic cases have been reported in Liaoning during the recent COVID-19 resurgence.

Most of the cases were identified in Bayuquan District of Yingkou City. The district on Sunday closed all educational institutions and launched a second round of district-wide nucleic acid testing, according to local authorities.

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