Wuhan’s mass testing may have eradicated the coronavirus
Of the 60,000 people tested on Sunday, no cases of asymptomatic infections were found, said the Wuhan municipal health commission on Monday. In an ambitious effort to guard against a resurgence of cases, Wuhan is testing its entire 11 million population for the virus and has found some 200 asymptomatic cases in the past two weeks.
China reports 15 new COVID-19 cases as Wuhan gears up to test its 11 million people
According to China's National Health Commission (NHC), se...
Drop in China's new coronavirus cases; none in Hubei for sixth day
Mainland China reported a drop in new coronavirus infections for a fourth day as imported cases fell, while authorities shut the borders to foreign travellers and drastically slashed the number of international flights.
President Xi warns against complacency as China downgrades COVID-19 risk levels in all regions
China has already reduced risk levels in Hubei province and its capital Wuhan -- the epicentres of the virus, while business and factories across the country have resumed operations.
China's coronavirus epicentre Hubei to resume domestic flights from Sunday
China has said the domestic passenger flights will resume operations in the coronavirus epicentre Hubei province, except for its capital Wuhan, from Sunday as part of a plan to ease lockdown in the region after it reported zero COVID-19 cases for several days.
Hubei residents rush to leave China coronavirus epicentre as lockdown lifts
Railway stations and airports began opening from Wednesday -- with the exception of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei where the virus is believed to have emerged late last year at a food market selling wild animals.
China to lift travel curbs on Hubei province, including Wuhan
The easing of restrictions comes as Hubei reported that new infections dropped to zero on March 19, a dramatic plunge from the height of an epidemic that’s infected more than 80,000 Chinese and killed over 3,200.
China's asymptomatic cases climb to over 980; govt steps up vigil for May Day holidays
China's asymptomatic coronavirus cases have increased to 981, including 631 in Hubei province and its capital Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly virus outbreak, while the government has stepped up vigil to contain the spread of the infection during the 5-day May Day holidays.
Hubei, China's coronavirus epicentre, sees single-digit cases for first time
China confirmed only eight new coronavirus infections in Hubei province, the first time the epicentre of the epidemic recorded a daily tally in single-digits, as tough containment measures dramatically slow the spread of the virus in mainland China.
COVID-19: China declares Wuhan low-risk area
China has classified the coronavirus epicentre Wuhan as a low-risk area, days after it revised the city's death toll by 50 per cent, even as 16 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the country, health officials said on Sunday.
Wuhan death figures surge casts shadow over Communist Party
This comes amid several nations are increasingly questioning China's transparency regarding the pandemic. Wuhan city's government took to social media to announce that it had added 1,290 more death cases to the city's tally. The new addition pushes the toll to 3,869, the most number of COVID-19 related fatalities.
Thousands flock to leave Wuhan as outbound travel ban ends
Crowds of passengers filed into the city's Wuchang station to catch the first trains set to pull out of the city of 11 million shortly after midnight.
China says no new deaths in coronavirus milestone
Beijing imposed an unprecedented lockdown on tens of millions of people in Wuhan and the rest of Hubei province in late January in a bid to smother the virus, and the number of new domestic infections has dwindled for weeks. Relief has been tempered, however, by caution over new risks: rising numbers of infected people arriving from abroad.
First COVID-19 case can be traced back to November 17 in China's Hubei province: Report
The first case of someone in China suffering from COVID-19 can be traced back to November 17, the report said quoting government data. A 55-year-old from Hubei province could have been the first person to have contracted the viral infection on November 17 last year and cases rapidly began piling up since then, it said.
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