China's Wuhan to test all residents as it reports COVID-19 cases after a year

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Wuhan, which has a population of 11 million, is “swiftly launching comprehensive nucleic acid testing of all residents”, senior city official Li Tao said during a press briefing on Tuesday.


Authorities in China’s Wuhan said on Tuesday they will test the entire population for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after the first local infections were reported from the city in more than a year, news agency AFP reported.

Wuhan, which has a population of 1.1 crore, reported seven locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 among migrant workers on Monday.

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