• No new COVID-19 strain found in Shanghai

    15 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Shanghai refuted rumors that a new mutated COVID-19 strain had emerged in the municipality on Sunday. Zhao Dandan, deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal Health Commission, said that the city has continued to carry out gene sequencing of the novel coronavirus samples and the results showed that the virus genotypes of the infections reported in the city's local wave are mainly Omicron BA.2 and BA.2.2 variant strains. "No new variant with stronger transmission capability has been detected so far," he said at a municipal press briefing. He said that the city will carry out another week of...
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  • Beijing city reports 39 new local COVID infections over past 24 hours

    Beijing city reports 39 new local COVID infections over past 24 hours

    15 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Beijing reported 39 new domestically transmitted COVID-19 infections during the 24 hours ending at 3 p.m. on Sunday, a disease control official at the Chinese capital said. The city has had a total of 727 COVID infections since April 22, Pang Xinghuo, deputy director at Beijing Municipal Health Commission, told a news briefing.
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  • Chinese mainland reports 319 new local COVID-19 cases, 215 in Shanghai

    Chinese mainland reports 319 new local COVID-19 cases, 215 in Shanghai

    15 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 319 confirmed local COVID-19 cases, of which 215 were in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said on Sunday. Apart from Shanghai, 11 other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, including 44 in Beijing and 25 in Henan. Shanghai also reported 3,760 locally transmitted asymptomatic infections Saturday, out of a total of 4,065 such cases newly identified on the mainland. Following the recovery of 1,115 COVID-19 patients on Saturday, there were 9,181 confirmed COVID-19 cases receiving treatment in...
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