In one day, the National Health Commission registered 22 new infections, 16 of which were citizens from abroad
The National Health Commission of China announced the detection of 16 new cases of coronavirus in the Asian country this Wednesday, 31, six of them due to local infection. All cases of local contagion have been reported in the province of Yunnan, in the south of Chinese territory, where six other cases of the type had been reported the day before. The other ten newly infected ones were diagnosed among travelers who returned from abroad, three of them in the metropolitan area of Shanghai, three in Guangzhou, two in Jiangsu, one in Inner Mongolia and one in Shandong. Upon learning of the first cases of local infection in Yunnan on Tuesday, Chinese authorities decreed the lockdown for a week in the city of Ruili, on the border with Myanmar.
In addition, the National Health Commission also reported the detection of 42 new asymptomatic infections, 23 of them in Yunnan province, bringing the total of this type to 288. However, in China, only those in which the infected person is considered active are considered active cases. has any symptoms. The commission also stated that, until midnight this Thursday (1 pm Wednesday in Brasília), nine patients were discharged after recovering from the infection, while one went into serious condition. There are 187 active cases, with two people in intensive care units, and 5,042 are being monitored for having had contact with infected people.
* With information from EFE